WoRMS taxon details

Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787)

218081  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218081)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 50 m. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during...  
Description Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 50 m. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during the day and hunts at night, feeding on shrimps and crabs. Venomous and capable of inflicting a painful sting. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218081 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2008-04-07 06:51:33Z
changed
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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  (ofPteropterus antennata (Bloch, 1787)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena antennata Bloch, 1787) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPseudomonopterus antennatus (Bloch, 1787)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 50 m. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during the day and hunts at night, feeding on shrimps and crabs. Venomous and capable of inflicting a painful sting. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English broadbarred firefish  [details]
Japanese ネッタイミノカサゴ  [details]