WoRMS taxon details

Variola louti (Forsskål, 1775)

218304  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218304)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Usually seen in clear-water areas at depths below 15 m, and prefers islands and offshore reefs rather than continental...  
Description Usually seen in clear-water areas at depths below 15 m, and prefers islands and offshore reefs rather than continental shores. Feeds mainly on fishes, and on crabs, shrimps and stomatopods. It may not be sold in Mauritius because of cases of ciguatera poisoning. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Variola louti (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218304 on 2018-11-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-12 06:53:36Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Usually seen in clear-water areas at depths below 15 m, and prefers islands and offshore reefs rather than continental shores. Feeds mainly on fishes, and on crabs, shrimps and stomatopods. It may not be sold in Mauritius because of cases of ciguatera poisoning. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English yellow-edged lyretaillunartail grouper  [details]
Japanese バラハタ  [details]
Serranus luti
 Serranus luti
[image from synonym]