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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 219890

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistapus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes heteracanthus Bleeker, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes ornatissimus Lesson, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthus cheverti Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhineacanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-banded triggerfish  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWatamu [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (35 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (25 nucleotides; 46 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Commonly found in subtidal reef flats and shallow protected lagoons. Territorial. Feeds on algae, detritus, molluscs, crustaceans, worms, sea urchins, fishes, corals, tunicates, forams, and eggs. Also caught with drive-in nets and is considered a popular aquarium fish (Ref. 9770). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219890
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219890 on 2014-10-25
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