WoRMS taxon details

Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855)

219940  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219940)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Prefers sheltered areas in the form of holes in dead and living corals. Solitary...  
Description Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Prefers sheltered areas in the form of holes in dead and living corals. Solitary or paired. Feeds on sponges, polychaetes, filamentous algae and on smaller quantities of tunicates, crustaceans, echinoderms and corals. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219940 on 2018-11-18
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 Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Prefers sheltered areas in the form of holes in dead and living corals. Solitary or paired. Feeds on sponges, polychaetes, filamentous algae and on smaller quantities of tunicates, crustaceans, echinoderms and corals. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spotted puffer  [details]
Japanese シボリキンチャクフグ  [details]