WoRMS name details

Oxycheilinus digrammus (Lacepède, 1801)

219038  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219038)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Inhabits lagoon and sheltered seaward reefs in coral rich areas (Ref. 1602). The species is observed to swim with a group...  
Description Inhabits lagoon and sheltered seaward reefs in coral rich areas (Ref. 1602). The species is observed to swim with a group of goatfish and change its color to resemble these fish, it then darts out from the group to catch small fish (Ref. 2334). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Oxycheilinus digrammus (Lacepède, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219038 on 2020-02-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., 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 Inhabits lagoon and sheltered seaward reefs in coral rich areas (Ref. 1602). The species is observed to swim with a group of goatfish and change its color to resemble these fish, it then darts out from the group to catch small fish (Ref. 2334). [details]
LanguageName 
English cheeklined wrasse  [details]
Japanese ホホスジモチノウオ  [details]