WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)

219668

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219668

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits channels, moats, and seaward reefs...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits channels, moats, and seaward reefs with strong surge. A wary species, typically occurring in small groups, in very shallow surgy water. Mainly diurnal, it feeds on coarse leafy brown algae like @Sargassum@. Pair-spawning has been observed. Rarely poisonous around Tahiti but few cases of poisoning have been reported from the Leeward Is. and the Marquesas islands (Ref. 4795).  [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219668 on 2017-11-18

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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon unicornis Forsskål, 1775) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits channels, moats, and seaward reefs with strong surge. A wary species, typically occurring in small groups, in very shallow surgy water. Mainly diurnal, it feeds on coarse leafy brown algae like @Sargassum@. Pair-spawning has been observed. Rarely poisonous around Tahiti but few cases of poisoning have been reported from the Leeward Is. and the Marquesas islands (Ref. 4795).  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlanlewisia fallolunulus (Lewis, A.G., 1967) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnuretes menehune Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus fallolunulus Lewis A.G., 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPreptetos laguncula Bray & Cribb, 1996 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopecoelus vitellozonatus Pritchard, 1966 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluespine unicornfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorテングハギ  [details]