WoRMS taxon details

Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775)

218588  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218588)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays....  
Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays. Feeds on invertebrates, including worms, molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (Ref. 5213), and small fish (Ref. 3670). The flesh is excellent. Sold fresh in markets. This is a well-known angling fish in South Africa.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218588 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-16 06:32:24Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays. Feeds on invertebrates, including worms, molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (Ref. 5213), and small fish (Ref. 3670). The flesh is excellent. Sold fresh in markets. This is a well-known angling fish in South Africa.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English picnic seabream  [details]