WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistoides viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

219875  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219875)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Feeds on sea urchins, coral, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks and tube worms. The largest triggerfish; females when guarding their nest have been reported to attack divers (Ref. 2334). In Japan, eggs were noted on rock surfaces during the summer months (Ref. 637). Also caught with drive-in nets. Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 9770). [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Balistoides viridescens. 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=219875 on 2017-12-18

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 editorBalistes brasiliensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 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 editorBalistes nigromarginatus (Tanaka, 1908)) 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 editorBalistes viridescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 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 editorPseudobalistes viridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)) 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 editorPachynathus nigromarginatus Tanaka, 1908) 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 editorBalistoides veridescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Feeds on sea urchins, coral, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks and tube worms. The largest triggerfish; females when guarding their nest have been reported to attack divers (Ref. 2334). In Japan, eggs were noted on rock surfaces during the summer months (Ref. 637). Also caught with drive-in nets. Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 9770). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps litus Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDissonus heronensis Kabata, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortitan triggerfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorゴマモンガラ  [details]