WoRMS taxon details

Valenciennea strigata (Broussonet, 1782)

219599  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219599)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs, over hard bottoms as well as over sand and rubble. Typical along...  
Description Common in clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs, over hard bottoms as well as over sand and rubble. Typical along reef-crests in depths of 1-6 m, but has also been collected from depths of 24 m. Usually seen in pairs, hovering near their burrow. Feeds on small benthic invertebrates, fishes, and fish eggs by sifting mouthfuls of sand. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Valenciennea strigata (Broussonet, 1782). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219599 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) To, A.W.L., Ching, K.S.H. & Shea, S.K.H. (2013) Hong Kong reef fish photo guide. Eco-Education and Resources Centre. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [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 Common in clear outer lagoon and seaward reefs, over hard bottoms as well as over sand and rubble. Typical along reef-crests in depths of 1-6 m, but has also been collected from depths of 24 m. Usually seen in pairs, hovering near their burrow. Feeds on small benthic invertebrates, fishes, and fish eggs by sifting mouthfuls of sand. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English blueband goby  [details]
Japanese アカハチハゼ  [details]