WoRMS taxon details

Lactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)

219904  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219904)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOstracion cornutus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Inhabits weedy areas near rocks or reefs. Juveniles often near river mouths and in brackish water. Adults are solitary and...  
Description Inhabits weedy areas near rocks or reefs. Juveniles often near river mouths and in brackish water. Adults are solitary and juveniles often form small groups. Feeds on benthic invertebrates by blowing away the sand (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lactoria cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219904 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-12 09:16:46Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofOstracion cornutus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits weedy areas near rocks or reefs. Juveniles often near river mouths and in brackish water. Adults are solitary and juveniles often form small groups. Feeds on benthic invertebrates by blowing away the sand (Ref. 1602). [details]

Remark L. cornutus in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English longhorn cowfish  [details]
Japanese コンゴウフグ  [details]