WoRMS taxon details

Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)

219925  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219925)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofTetrodon hispidus 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 outer reef slopes to depths of at least 50 m, inner reef flats and lagoons and estuaries. Usually solitary and...  
Description Inhabits outer reef slopes to depths of at least 50 m, inner reef flats and lagoons and estuaries. Usually solitary and territorial on sandy to rubbly areas rather than on coral-rich areas. Occurs at 25 °C. Feeds on fleshy, calcareous, or coralline algae, detritus, molluscs, tunicates, sponges, corals, zoanthid anemones, crabs, tube worms and echinoderms. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219925 on 2018-10-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofTetraodon hispidus 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] 

original description  (ofTetrodon hispidus 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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Authority Lacepede as author in Kalk (1958). [details]

Description Inhabits outer reef slopes to depths of at least 50 m, inner reef flats and lagoons and estuaries. Usually solitary and territorial on sandy to rubbly areas rather than on coral-rich areas. Occurs at 25 °C. Feeds on fleshy, calcareous, or coralline algae, detritus, molluscs, tunicates, sponges, corals, zoanthid anemones, crabs, tube worms and echinoderms. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English white-spotted pufferstripebelly pufferbristly puffer  [details]
Japanese サザナミフグ  [details]
Spanish botete panza rayada  [details]