WoRMS taxon details

Balistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

219876  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219876)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Occurs in clear seaward reefs adjacent to steep drop offs. Uncommon to rare throughout most of its range. Diet consists of...  
Description Occurs in clear seaward reefs adjacent to steep drop offs. Uncommon to rare throughout most of its range. Diet consists of sea urchins, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks, and tunicates (Ref. 9770). Marketed fresh, but of minor importance to fisheries (Ref. 9770). Among the most highly prized aquarium fishes (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Balistoides conspicillum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219876 on 2018-02-20
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  (ofBalistes conspicillum 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  (ofBalistoides conspicillium (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 regional or thematic species database
Alien species This is tropical Indo-West Pacific. The species is naturally distributed from East Africa through Indonesia to Samoa, and from southern Japan to New Caledonia [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Likely Aquarium release [details]

From other sources
Description Occurs in clear seaward reefs adjacent to steep drop offs. Uncommon to rare throughout most of its range. Diet consists of sea urchins, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks, and tunicates (Ref. 9770). Marketed fresh, but of minor importance to fisheries (Ref. 9770). Among the most highly prized aquarium fishes (Ref. 1602). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English clown triggerfish  [details]
Japanese モンガラカワハギ  [details]