WoRMS taxon details

Coris aygula Lacepède, 1801

218957  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218957)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Lives in the vicinity of sand or rubble patches of exposed outer reef flats, lagoon reefs, and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602)....  
Description Lives in the vicinity of sand or rubble patches of exposed outer reef flats, lagoon reefs, and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Juveniles are common in shallow coral reefs and lagoons. Solitary when adults. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled invertebrates including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 9823). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Coris aygula Lacepède, 1801. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218957 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. (1956). The fishes of Aldabra. Part VI. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist 12 (9): 817-829 [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] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Lives in the vicinity of sand or rubble patches of exposed outer reef flats, lagoon reefs, and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Juveniles are common in shallow coral reefs and lagoons. Solitary when adults. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled invertebrates including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 9823). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English dapple coris [from synonym]clown wrasse  [details]
Japanese カンムリベラ  [details]
Coris angulata
 Coris angulata
[image from synonym]