WoRMS taxon details

Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775

219129  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219129)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). Found over corals (Ref. 5213). Generally solitary (Ref. 1602). Feeds on...  
Description Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). Found over corals (Ref. 5213). Generally solitary (Ref. 1602). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Males mantain small harems and pair spawn (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219129 on 2018-11-14
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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 Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [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] 

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 other sources
Description Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). Found over corals (Ref. 5213). Generally solitary (Ref. 1602). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Males mantain small harems and pair spawn (Ref. 1602). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English dusky parrotfish  [details]
Japanese ブチブダイ  [details]