WoRMS taxon details

Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766)

218161  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218161)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofPegasus draconis Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Inhabits lagoons often among algal or seagrass beds (Ref. 5503). Found on sand or silt bottoms, frequently in bays or...  
Description Inhabits lagoons often among algal or seagrass beds (Ref. 5503). Found on sand or silt bottoms, frequently in bays or estuaries (Ref. 3132). Feeds on minute invertebrates (crustaceans and worms). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Eurypegasus draconis (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218161 on 2018-09-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofPegasus draconis Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

From other sources
Description Inhabits lagoons often among algal or seagrass beds (Ref. 5503). Found on sand or silt bottoms, frequently in bays or estuaries (Ref. 3132). Feeds on minute invertebrates (crustaceans and worms). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English short dragonfish  [details]
Japanese ウミテング  [details]