WoRMS taxon details

Kyphosus cinerascens (Forsskål, 1775)

218708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218708)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in aggregations over hard, algal coated bottoms of exposed, surf-swept outer reef flats, lagoon and seaward reefs, to...  
Description Found in aggregations over hard, algal coated bottoms of exposed, surf-swept outer reef flats, lagoon and seaward reefs, to a depth of at least 24 m. Appears to be more commonly involved in hallucinogenic fish poisoning than most other related species (Ref. 4690). Rare in Hawaii. Feeds on algae and invertebrates (Ref. 5213). Caught with other types of artisanal gear.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Kyphosus cinerascens (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218708 on 2018-12-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-12 08:24:17Z
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 in aggregations over hard, algal coated bottoms of exposed, surf-swept outer reef flats, lagoon and seaward reefs, to a depth of at least 24 m. Appears to be more commonly involved in hallucinogenic fish poisoning than most other related species (Ref. 4690). Rare in Hawaii. Feeds on algae and invertebrates (Ref. 5213). Caught with other types of artisanal gear.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English snubnose chubblue sea chub  [details]
Japanese テンジクイサキ  [details]