WoRMS taxon details

Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

217964  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217964)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofFistularia chinensis Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   
Description Occurs in rocky and coral areas of protected and seaward reefs from below the surge zone to a depth of 122 m. Feeds on...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Aulostomus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217964 on 2018-05-25
Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofFistularia chinensis Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofAulostomus valentini (Bleeker, 1853)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofFistularia chinensis Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPolypterichthys valentini Bleeker, 1853) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAulostoma chinense (Linnaeus, 1766)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAulostoma chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAulostamus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) To, A.W.L., Ching, K.S.H. & Shea, S.K.H. (2013) Hong Kong reef fish photo guide. Eco-Education and Resources Centre. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Chinese trumpetfish  [details]
Japanese ヘラヤガラ  [details]
Spanish trompeta china  [details]
Aulostomus valentini
 Aulostomus valentini
[image from synonym]