WoRMS taxon details

Cephalopholis sexmaculata (Rüppell, 1830)

218189  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218189)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description A secretive species hiding in caves and crevices on the outer reef slope. Active nocturnally in shallow water and diurnally...  
Description A secretive species hiding in caves and crevices on the outer reef slope. Active nocturnally in shallow water and diurnally in deeper water. Feeds mainly on fishes. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cephalopholis sexmaculata (Rüppell, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218189 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-10 10:27:05Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 A secretive species hiding in caves and crevices on the outer reef slope. Active nocturnally in shallow water and diurnally in deeper water. Feeds mainly on fishes. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sixspot groupersixblotch hind  [details]
Japanese コクハンハタ  [details]
Cephalopholis coatesi
 Cephalopholis coatesi
[image from synonym]