WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834

219242 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219242)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An amazing mimic of the cleaner wrasse...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An amazing mimic of the cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus, not only in colour but behaviour. There is a dual basis to the mimicry: the blenny avoids predation in its guise of the wrasse (which is protected because it removes ectoparasites from other fishes) and it gets closer to its prey. It feeds in part by tearing pieces from the fins of other fishes<307>. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Aspidontus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219242 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Randall, J.E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. Immel Publishing. [details]   

additional source 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] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidontus taeniatus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrocirtes taeniatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An amazing mimic of the cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus, not only in colour but behaviour. There is a dual basis to the mimicry: the blenny avoids predation in its guise of the wrasse (which is protected because it removes ectoparasites from other fishes) and it gets closer to its prey. It feeds in part by tearing pieces from the fins of other fishes<307>. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Blennechis filamentosus is a synonym based on the prejuvenile stage<307> [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormimic blennyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse cleanerfish [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorニセクロスジギンポ [from synonym]  [details]