WoRMS taxon details

Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)

219667  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219667)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits seaward dropoffs, but usually found below 18 m. Forms schools. Mainly diurnal, it feeds on zooplankton, crab...  
Description Inhabits seaward dropoffs, but usually found below 18 m. Forms schools. Mainly diurnal, it feeds on zooplankton, crab larvae, arrow worms, pelagic tunicates, and occasionally filamentous red algae. The species is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219667 on 2018-11-13
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). (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 Inhabits seaward dropoffs, but usually found below 18 m. Forms schools. Mainly diurnal, it feeds on zooplankton, crab larvae, arrow worms, pelagic tunicates, and occasionally filamentous red algae. The species is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sleek unicornfish  [details]
Japanese テングハギモドキ  [details]