WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropomus laevis (Lacepède, 1801)

218260  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218260)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A voracious piscivore inhabiting lagoon and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A voracious piscivore inhabiting lagoon and seaward reefs in areas of rich coral growth. Feeds exclusively on fishes. The prey comprises a variety of large reef fishes, including groupers, and this diet of large fishes is responsible for the high concentrations of ciguatera toxins. Juveniles may mimic the pufferfish @Canthigaster valentini@.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède, 1801). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218260 on 2017-12-13

Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBodianus cyclostomus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBodianus melanoleucus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus laevis Lacepède, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropomus melanoleucus (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthistius melanoleucus (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropoma melanoleucum (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropomus maculatum melanoleucum (Lacepède, 1802)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropoma maculatum var. C Playfair, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropoma maculatum var. B Playfair, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectropoma maculatum var. A Playfair, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBodianus melanoleucos Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) To, W. L. (2009). The biology, fishery of groupers (family: Serranidae) in Hong Kong and adjacent waters, and implications for management. PhD thesis. The University of Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A voracious piscivore inhabiting lagoon and seaward reefs in areas of rich coral growth. Feeds exclusively on fishes. The prey comprises a variety of large reef fishes, including groupers, and this diet of large fishes is responsible for the high concentrations of ciguatera toxins. Juveniles may mimic the pufferfish @Canthigaster valentini@.  [details]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblacksaddled coralgrouper  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコクハンアラ  [details]