WoRMS taxon details

Lutjanus bengalensis (Bloch, 1790)

218484  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218484)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Mainly inhabits coral reefs. Sometimes forms small aggregations around rocky outcrops and coral heads during daylight...  
Description Mainly inhabits coral reefs. Sometimes forms small aggregations around rocky outcrops and coral heads during daylight hours. Feeds mainly on fishes and crustaceans. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lutjanus bengalensis (Bloch, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218484 on 2018-02-19
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). (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  (ofHolocentrus bengalensis Bloch, 1790) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMesoprion pomacanthus Bleeker, 1855) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Mainly inhabits coral reefs. Sometimes forms small aggregations around rocky outcrops and coral heads during daylight hours. Feeds mainly on fishes and crustaceans. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Bengal snapper  [details]
Japanese ベンガルフエダイ  [details]