WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)

219879  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219879)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in seaward reefs. Common in coral-rich...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in seaward reefs. Common in coral-rich areas exposed to currents (Ref. 1602). Diet consists mainly of algae and detritus but also takes in crustaceans, octopuses, sponges, and fishes (Ref. 1602). Also taken with drive-in nets. Marketed fresh (Ref. 9770). [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Melichthys vidua. 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=219879 on 2017-12-14

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 erythropterus (Fowler, 1946)) 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 vidua Richardson, 1845) 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 editorMelichthys nycteris (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)) 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 editorOncobalistes erythropterus Fowler, 1946) 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 nycteris Jordan & Evermann, 1903) 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 vidua kamoharai Abe, 1958) 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 seaward reefs. Common in coral-rich areas exposed to currents (Ref. 1602). Diet consists mainly of algae and detritus but also takes in crustaceans, octopuses, sponges, and fishes (Ref. 1602). Also taken with drive-in nets. Marketed fresh (Ref. 9770). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpinktail triggerfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクロモンガラ  [details]
Balistes vidua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Balistes vidua
[image from synonym]