WoRMS taxon details

Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832)

219897  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219897)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the...  
Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the bottom where it feeds on zooplankton, particularly copepods. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219897 on 2018-09-20
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). (2018). 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the bottom where it feeds on zooplankton, particularly copepods. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English gilded triggerfish  [details]
Japanese ホシモンガラ  [details]