WoRMS taxon details

Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801

218174  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218174)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in a variety of coral habitats from tide pools to depths of at least 40 m; prefers the 1 to 10 m reef zone. Feeds...  
Description Found in a variety of coral habitats from tide pools to depths of at least 40 m; prefers the 1 to 10 m reef zone. Feeds mainly on fishes (75 - 95%) and to a lesser extent on crustaceans. In the Red Sea, it feeds early in the morning and late afternoon (Ref. 6775); but at Madagascar, it appears to feed more at night (Ref. 6774). Implicated in ciguatera at some of the islands in Pacific region.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218174 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-10 10:27:05Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2013-01-08 10:48:02Z
changed

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context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. <em>Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.</em> 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

basis of record Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [details]   

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

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in a variety of coral habitats from tide pools to depths of at least 40 m; prefers the 1 to 10 m reef zone. Feeds mainly on fishes (75 - 95%) and to a lesser extent on crustaceans. In the Red Sea, it feeds early in the morning and late afternoon (Ref. 6775); but at Madagascar, it appears to feed more at night (Ref. 6774). Implicated in ciguatera at some of the islands in Pacific region.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English peacock hindpeacock grouper  [details]
Japanese アオノメハタ  [details]