WoRMS taxon details

Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775)

218429  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218429)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Forms schools. Occurs in deep lagoons and seaward reefs where they feed by rooting for crustaceans and other invertebrates...  
Description Forms schools. Occurs in deep lagoons and seaward reefs where they feed by rooting for crustaceans and other invertebrates in the sand. Also feeds on small fishes. Juveniles are often found on reefs (Ref. 9283). It is noted for its behaviour to closely swim around other large fish, but also following divers (Ref. 10361).The species in never toxic (Ref. 4795). Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref.9283). Juveniles are used in the aquarium trade. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218429 on 2018-09-20
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). (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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Forms schools. Occurs in deep lagoons and seaward reefs where they feed by rooting for crustaceans and other invertebrates in the sand. Also feeds on small fishes. Juveniles are often found on reefs (Ref. 9283). It is noted for its behaviour to closely swim around other large fish, but also following divers (Ref. 10361).The species in never toxic (Ref. 4795). Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref.9283). Juveniles are used in the aquarium trade. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English golden trevally  [details]
Japanese コガネシマアジ  [details]
Spanish jurel dorado  [details]