WoRMS taxon details

Ctenochaetus binotatus Randall, 1955

219655  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219655)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae...  
Description Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae (e.g. dinoflagellate @Gambierdiscus toxicus@) that produce ciguatera toxin making this species of @Ctenochaetus@ a key link in the ciguatera food chain (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Ctenochaetus binotatus Randall, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219655 on 2018-02-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

basis of record  (ofCtenochaetus oculocoeruleus Fourmanoir, 1966) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae (e.g. dinoflagellate @Gambierdiscus toxicus@) that produce ciguatera toxin making this species of @Ctenochaetus@ a key link in the ciguatera food chain (Ref. 1602). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English twospot surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese コクテンサザナミハギ  [details]