WoRMS taxon details

Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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. (2018). FishBase. Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218848 on 2018-04-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofStegastes robertsoni Randall, 2001) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon lividus Forster, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomacentrus vitianus Sauvage, 1879) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEupomacentrus lividus (Forster, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofParapomacentrus lividus (Forster, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSegastes lividus (Forster, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacentrus lividus Forster, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]