WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)

219881 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219881)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits clear seaward reefs, from the reef...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits clear seaward reefs, from the reef front to deeper waters. Diet consists primarily of calcareous algae and zooplankton (Ref. 1602). Also feeds on phytoplankton (Ref. 5213). Caught with drive-in nets and handlines and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9770). [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Melichthys niger. 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=219881 on 2017-11-22

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 McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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 fuscolineatus Seale, 1901) 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 kib Montrouzier, 1857) 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 kibitar Montrouzier, 1857) 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 niger Bloch, 1786) 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 piceus Poey, 1863) 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 radula Solander, 1848) 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 sillone Le Danois, 1961) 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 verrucosus Gronow, 1854) 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 bispinosus Gilbert, 1890) 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 piceus (Poey, 1863)) 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 radula (Solander, 1848)) 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 editorMelicthys radula (Solander, 1848)) 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 editorMelicthys niger (Bloch, 1786)) 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 ringens Osbeck, 1765) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys ringens (Osbeck, 1765)) 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 Inhabits clear seaward reefs, from the reef front to deeper waters. Diet consists primarily of calcareous algae and zooplankton (Ref. 1602). Also feeds on phytoplankton (Ref. 5213). Caught with drive-in nets and handlines and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9770). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack triggerfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack durgon  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorソロイモンガラUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクラカケモンガラ [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcochito negro  [details]