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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma pictum (Thunberg, 1792) 
AphiaID: 218536

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaemulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectorhinchinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma pictum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma Oken, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma picta (Thunberg, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagramma pictus (Thunberg, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerca picta Thunberg, 1792
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectorhinchus pictus (Thunberg, 1792)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectorhynchus pictus (Thunberg, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectorrhinchus pictum (Thunberg, 1792) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpilotichthys pictus (Thunberg, 1792)
Sources  basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds) (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpainted sweetlipsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrunt  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes anomalus Pillai, 1967 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes hoi Prabha & Pillai, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes plectorhynchi Yamaguti, 1936 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rotundigenitalis YĆ¼, 1933 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus anomalus (Pillai, 1967) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes grandis Ho & Lin, 2000 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (35 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in shallow coastal areas and coral reefs down to 80 m depth. Feeds on benthic invertebrates and fishes. Caught by handlines, traps, bottom longlines and trawls (Ref. 3412). Reportedly ciguatoxic in other areas (Ref. 2799). A fairly important source of food (Ref. 3670). Marketed fresh and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Placed in the Family Sparidae by Grove et al., 1986 <252>. P.pictus in Randall <307>. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218536
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-06-15 06:37:15Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Diagramma pictum (Thunberg, 1792). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218536 on 2014-11-27
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