WoRMS taxon details

Plagiotremus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1857)

219335  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219335)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits seaward reefs, usually the lower surge zone to deeper areas. Hides in deserted worm tubes when alarmed (Ref....  
Description Inhabits seaward reefs, usually the lower surge zone to deeper areas. Hides in deserted worm tubes when alarmed (Ref. 1602). Feeds by attacking other fishes and removing dermal tissue, mucus and sometimes scales; occasionally makes harmless 'attacks' on divers (Ref. 2334). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Plagiotremus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1857). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219335 on 2019-11-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
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 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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 seaward reefs, usually the lower surge zone to deeper areas. Hides in deserted worm tubes when alarmed (Ref. 1602). Feeds by attacking other fishes and removing dermal tissue, mucus and sometimes scales; occasionally makes harmless 'attacks' on divers (Ref. 2334). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English scale-eating blennypiano fangblenny  [details]
Japanese テンクロスジギンポ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Plagiotremus tapeinosoma USNM 324719 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Plagiotremus tapeinosoma USNM 423237 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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