WoRMS taxon details

Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)

219679  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219679)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503)....  
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503). Group and pair spawning have been observed. The flesh is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219679 on 2018-12-19
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 Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503). Group and pair spawning have been observed. The flesh is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English twotone tang  [details]
Japanese ゴマハギ  [details]