WoRMS taxon details

Hemigymnus melapterus (Bloch, 1791)

218998  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218998)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in subtidal reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs up to at least 30 m deep (Ref. 1602). Feeds mainly on small...  
Description Found in subtidal reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs up to at least 30 m deep (Ref. 1602). Feeds mainly on small invertebrates, especially crustaceans, polychaete worms, molluscs and brittle stars (Ref. 9823). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Hemigymnus melapterus (Bloch, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218998 on 2018-11-12
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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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in subtidal reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs up to at least 30 m deep (Ref. 1602). Feeds mainly on small invertebrates, especially crustaceans, polychaete worms, molluscs and brittle stars (Ref. 9823). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English thicklip wrasseblackeye thicklip  [details]
Japanese タレクチベラ  [details]