WoRMS taxon details

Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775

219127  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219127)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer...  
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer edges of barrier reefs at depths of about 30 ft; females prefer deeper habitat (Ref. 4821). Generally found in groups (Ref. 5213). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. Marketed fresh (Ref. 5284). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219127 on 2018-11-15
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 Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [details]   

additional source Bock, K.R. (1975). Preliminary checklist of the fishes of the south bank, Kilifi Creek, Kenya. Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society and National Museum 148. [details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A., M.E. Çinar, M.A. Pancucci-Papadopoulou, J.G. Harmelin, G. Furnari, F. Andaloro, N. Bellou, N. Streftaris & H. Zibrowius. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. Mediterranean Marine Science 6(2):63-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Galil, B. (2007). Seeing Red: Alien species along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. <em>Aquatic Invasions.</em> 2(4): 281-312., available online at https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2007.2.4.2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Rare [details]

Introduced species impact in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species population trend in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Increasing [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer edges of barrier reefs at depths of about 30 ft; females prefer deeper habitat (Ref. 4821). Generally found in groups (Ref. 5213). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. Marketed fresh (Ref. 5284). [details]

Synonymy Has 19 synonyms<307> [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bluechin parrotfishblue-barred parrotfish  [details]
Hebrew תוכינון  [details]
Japanese ヒブダイ  [details]
Spanish loro barbazul  [details]