WoRMS taxon details

Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801)

218848  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218848)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description A territorial species commonly found in coral reef areas with dead staghorn corals. Feeds on filamentous algae supported by...  
Description A territorial species commonly found in coral reef areas with dead staghorn corals. Feeds on filamentous algae supported by these dead corals. Frequently charge human intruders without hesitation, sometimes taking painful nips which are mildly alarming when unexpected. Particularly aggressive during reproductive periods. Emit a clicking noise during aggressive encounters.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218848 on 2020-08-13
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Stegastes robertsoni Randall, 2001) Randall, J. E. (2001). Four new damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) from the Marquesas Islands. <em>Copeia.</em> 2001(1): 92-107. [details]   

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). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., 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 A territorial species commonly found in coral reef areas with dead staghorn corals. Feeds on filamentous algae supported by these dead corals. Frequently charge human intruders without hesitation, sometimes taking painful nips which are mildly alarming when unexpected. Particularly aggressive during reproductive periods. Emit a clicking noise during aggressive encounters.  [details]
LanguageName 
English blunt snout gregory  [details]
Japanese ハナナガスズメダイ  [details]