WoRMS taxon details

Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796

219905  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219905)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates,...  
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates, polychaetes, sponges, molluscs, copepods, and algae. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219905 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates, polychaetes, sponges, molluscs, copepods, and algae. [details]

Remark Author Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English whitespotted boxfishspotted boxfish  [details]
Japanese クロハコフグ  [details]
Spanish cofre moteado  [details]