WoRMS taxon details

Bolbometopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840)

219074  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219074)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Occur in schools on clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m. Usually in small groups. Feeds on...  
Description Occur in schools on clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m. Usually in small groups. Feeds on benthic algae and live corals. The largest and wariest of the parrotfishes. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Bolbometopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219074 on 2018-04-22
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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScarus muricatus Valenciennes, 1840) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBolbometopon muricatus (Valenciennes, 1840)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofBolbometopon muricatus (Valenciennes, 1840)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofCallyodon muricatus (Valenciennes, 1840)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBolbometopon muricantum (Valenciennes, 1840)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBulbometopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofBolbomatopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840)) 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 Occur in schools on clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m. Usually in small groups. Feeds on benthic algae and live corals. The largest and wariest of the parrotfishes. [details]

Remark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English green humphead parrotfishbumphead parrotfish  [details]
Japanese カンムリブダイ  [details]
Turkish tepeli papagan baligi  [details]