WoRMS taxon details

Rhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

219886  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219886)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in shallow outer reefs subject to surge (Ref. 9770). Commonly found over barren rock or the spur-and-groove zone...  
Description Occurs in shallow outer reefs subject to surge (Ref. 9770). Commonly found over barren rock or the spur-and-groove zone where there is a mixture of bare rock, rubble, and coral. Feeds on algae, detritus, molluscs, crustaceans, worms, echinoderms, fishes, sponges, foraminiferans, and eggs. Territorial. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219886 on 2018-11-19
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). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in shallow outer reefs subject to surge (Ref. 9770). Commonly found over barren rock or the spur-and-groove zone where there is a mixture of bare rock, rubble, and coral. Feeds on algae, detritus, molluscs, crustaceans, worms, echinoderms, fishes, sponges, foraminiferans, and eggs. Territorial. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English wedge-tail triggerfish  [details]
Japanese タスキモンガラ  [details]