WoRMS name details

Pomadasys multimaculatum (Playfair, 1867)

218559  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218559)

 unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 5213). Plentiful in tidal estuaries (Ref. 2135). Not eaten around the Island of Mozambique...  
Description Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 5213). Plentiful in tidal estuaries (Ref. 2135). Not eaten around the Island of Mozambique because the natives belive it is responsible for leprosy. Others consider the flesh causes boils. Considered an excellent food fish in South Africa (Ref. 2799). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Pomadasys multimaculatum (Playfair, 1867). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218559 on 2020-07-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2013-01-08 14:26:18Z
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 Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 5213). Plentiful in tidal estuaries (Ref. 2135). Not eaten around the Island of Mozambique because the natives belive it is responsible for leprosy. Others consider the flesh causes boils. Considered an excellent food fish in South Africa (Ref. 2799). [details]

Remark In Playfair & Günther. Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
LanguageName 
English cock grunter  [details]