WoRMS taxon details

Branchiostegus sawakinensis Amirthalingam, 1969

218372  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218372)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in the continental shelf (Ref. 7300). Found over muddy bottoms (Ref. 5213). Considered poisonous by local fishermen...  
Description Occurs in the continental shelf (Ref. 7300). Found over muddy bottoms (Ref. 5213). Considered poisonous by local fishermen in the Red Sea and thus are generally discarded (Ref. 9880). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Branchiostegus sawakinensis Amirthalingam, 1969. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218372 on 2019-04-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in the continental shelf (Ref. 7300). Found over muddy bottoms (Ref. 5213). Considered poisonous by local fishermen in the Red Sea and thus are generally discarded (Ref. 9880). [details]
 

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English freckled tilefish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Branchiostegus sawakinensis USNM 431526 lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Branchiostegus sawakinensis USNM 431567 lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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