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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 217964

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus chinensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacep├Ęde, 1803
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacep├Ęde, 1803
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostamus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostoma chinense (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostoma chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus valentini (Bleeker, 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFistularia chinensis Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolypterichthys valentini Bleeker, 1853
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese trumpetfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrompeta china  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus chinensis strigosus Wheeler, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus strigosus Wheeler, 1955
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus fistulariae Yamaguti, 1936 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus flexispina Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus ligatus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps litus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (38 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (42 nucleotides; 59 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in rocky and coral areas of protected and seaward reefs from below the surge zone to a depth of 122 m. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 5213). A slow-moving fish relying partly on stealth and camouflage to sneak up on unsuspecting prey. Often darts down vertically on its prey. Sucks small fishes into its mouth. It can change its color pattern to blend with its surroundings. Caught with various type of artisanal gears. Occasionally consumed by the local population. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217964
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217964 on 2014-11-29
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