WoRMS taxon details

Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker, 1856)

218970  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218970)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of shallow lagoons and sheltered seaward reefs. Adults feed mainly on coral polyps while...  
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of shallow lagoons and sheltered seaward reefs. Adults feed mainly on coral polyps while juveniles are cleaners of ectoparasites on other fishes. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker, 1856). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218970 on 2019-01-22
Date
action
by
1997-03-04 14:55:14Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record McClanahan, T.R. (1994). Kenya coral reef lagoon fish: effects of fishing, substrate complexity, and sea urchins. Coral Reefs 13: 231-241 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (10/2018)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of shallow lagoons and sheltered seaward reefs. Adults feed mainly on coral polyps while juveniles are cleaners of ectoparasites on other fishes. [details]
 

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English yellowtail tubelip  [details]