WoRMS taxon details

Platax orbicularis (Forsskål, 1775)

218711  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218711)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Juveniles occurs singly or in small groups among mangroves and inner sheltered lagoons while adults move out to open waters...  
Description Juveniles occurs singly or in small groups among mangroves and inner sheltered lagoons while adults move out to open waters over sandy areas of deep lagoons, channels, and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 30 m. Feeds on algae, invertebrates and small fishes. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Platax orbicularis (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218711 on 2019-03-24
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. version (10/2018)., 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 Juveniles occurs singly or in small groups among mangroves and inner sheltered lagoons while adults move out to open waters over sandy areas of deep lagoons, channels, and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 30 m. Feeds on algae, invertebrates and small fishes. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English circular spadefishbatfish  [details]
Japanese ナンヨウツバメウオ  [details]