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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855) 
AphiaID: 219667

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso hexacanthus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso Lacep├Ęde, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaseus vomer Klunzinger, 1871
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNaso tapeinosoma (Junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso thorpei Smith, 1966
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso vomer (Klunzinger, 1871)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2014). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsleek unicornfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes menehune Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes serratus Shiino, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kala Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus ligatus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorion expansus von Nordmann, 1864 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps bifurcatus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (102 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (301 nucleotides; 87 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219667
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219667 on 2014-12-27
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