WoRMS taxon details

Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854)

219938  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219938)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits inner reef flats and sheltered lagoons. Rarely seen to a depth of 10 m on seaward reefs. Feeds mainly on...  
Description Inhabits inner reef flats and sheltered lagoons. Rarely seen to a depth of 10 m on seaward reefs. Feeds mainly on filamentous green algae and to a lesser extent on fleshy and coralline red algae and on benthic invertebrates. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker, 1854). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219938 on 2018-12-17
Date
action
by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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
Description Inhabits inner reef flats and sheltered lagoons. Rarely seen to a depth of 10 m on seaward reefs. Feeds mainly on filamentous green algae and to a lesser extent on fleshy and coralline red algae and on benthic invertebrates. [details]

Publication date Year of description 1860 in <130> [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Bennett's sharpnose puffer  [details]
Japanese カザリキンチャクフグ  [details]