WoRMS taxon details

Sparodon durbanensis (Castelnau, 1861)

218627  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218627)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofSargus durbanensis Castelnau, 1861) Castelnau, F. L. (1861). Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe. <em>Paris.</em> i-vii + 1-78., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1722840#page/9/mode/1up [details]   
Note Type species of the genus.  
From other sources
Type species Type species of the genus. [details]
Description One of the best known angling fishes of South Africa. Inhabits shallow coastal waters, mainly off rocky shores down to 80 m...  
Description One of the best known angling fishes of South Africa. Inhabits shallow coastal waters, mainly off rocky shores down to 80 m depth. Young occur in tidal pools along the southern and southeastern coasts of South Africa, from October to January. Feeds mainly on molluscs (Ref. 5213). An important foodfish.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Sparodon durbanensis (Castelnau, 1861). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218627 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofSargus durbanensis Castelnau, 1861) Castelnau, F. L. (1861). Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe. <em>Paris.</em> i-vii + 1-78., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1722840#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description One of the best known angling fishes of South Africa. Inhabits shallow coastal waters, mainly off rocky shores down to 80 m depth. Young occur in tidal pools along the southern and southeastern coasts of South Africa, from October to January. Feeds mainly on molluscs (Ref. 5213). An important foodfish.  [details]

Type species Type species of the genus. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English musselcracker seabream  [details]