WoRMS taxon details

Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835

218945  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218945)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits steep outer reef slopes, channel slopes, and on lagoon reefs from 2 to at least 60 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary...  
Description Inhabits steep outer reef slopes, channel slopes, and on lagoon reefs from 2 to at least 60 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary but may occur in pairs (Ref. 1602). Juveniles are encountered in coral-rich areas of lagoon reefs, where staghorn @Acropora@ corals abound (Ref. 1602). Primary food are molluscs, fishes, sea urchins, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. One of the few predators of toxic animals such as sea hares, boxfishes and crown- of- thorns starfish (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218945 on 2018-06-25
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] 

basis of record  (ofChelinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCheilinus undulates Rüppell, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChelinus mertensii Valenciennes, 1840) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChelinus godeffroyi Günther, 1872) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChelinus rostratus Cartier, 1874) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCheilinus rostratus Cartier, 1874) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCheilinus mertensii Valenciennes, 1840) 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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits steep outer reef slopes, channel slopes, and on lagoon reefs from 2 to at least 60 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary but may occur in pairs (Ref. 1602). Juveniles are encountered in coral-rich areas of lagoon reefs, where staghorn @Acropora@ corals abound (Ref. 1602). Primary food are molluscs, fishes, sea urchins, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. One of the few predators of toxic animals such as sea hares, boxfishes and crown- of- thorns starfish (Ref. 1602). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English humphead wrasse  [details]
Japanese メガネモチノウオ  [details]