WoRMS taxon details

Coris formosa (Bennett, 1830)

218964  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218964)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found over corals and rocks at a depth of about 20 m. Generally solitary (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey,...  
Description Found over corals and rocks at a depth of about 20 m. Generally solitary (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 5374). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Coris formosa (Bennett, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218964 on 2018-05-27
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]   

basis of record  (ofCoris halei Day, 1888) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLabrus formosus Bennett, 1830) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCoris freri Günther, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCoris frerei Günther, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found over corals and rocks at a depth of about 20 m. Generally solitary (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 5374). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English queen coris  [details]