WoRMS taxon details

Arothron meleagris (Anonymous, 1798)

219926  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219926)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 14 m. Feeds mainly on tips of branching...  
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 14 m. Feeds mainly on tips of branching corals and to a lesser extent on sponges, molluscs, bryozoans, tunicates, forams, algae, and detritus. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Arothron meleagris (Anonymous, 1798). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219926 on 2018-02-24
Date
action
by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2010-05-06 12:14:18Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). 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] 

basis of record  (ofTetraodon lacrymatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetraodon meleagris Anonymous, 1798) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofArothron ophryas Cope, 1871) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofOvoides latifrons Jenkins, 1901) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrodon meleagris Anonymous, 1798) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrodon setosus Smith, 1886) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetraodon setosus Smith, 1886) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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

From other sources
Authority Authority (Shaw, 1758) in <130> [details]

Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 14 m. Feeds mainly on tips of branching corals and to a lesser extent on sponges, molluscs, bryozoans, tunicates, forams, algae, and detritus. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Guineafowl puffer  [details]
Japanese ミゾレフグ  [details]
Spanish botete aletas punteadas  [details]