WoRMS taxon details

Parupeneus pleurostigma (Bennett, 1831)

218656  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218656)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description This species is usually solitary, occurring in seagrass beds as well as over sand, rubble, or coral and rock bottoms of...  
Description This species is usually solitary, occurring in seagrass beds as well as over sand, rubble, or coral and rock bottoms of shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 46 m. Feeds on benthic animals like crabs, polychaetes and other worms during the day. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Parupeneus pleurostigma (Bennett, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218656 on 2019-10-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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 Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [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] 

additional source 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 This species is usually solitary, occurring in seagrass beds as well as over sand, rubble, or coral and rock bottoms of shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 46 m. Feeds on benthic animals like crabs, polychaetes and other worms during the day. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sidespot goatfish  [details]
Japanese リュウキュウヒメジ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Parupeneus pleurostigma USNM 409637 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Parupeneus pleurostigma USNM 424180 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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