WoRMS taxon details

Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)

220003  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220003)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Juveniles inhabits shallow protected areas, while adults prefer coastal reefs with heavy coral growth providing ample...  
Description Juveniles inhabits shallow protected areas, while adults prefer coastal reefs with heavy coral growth providing ample hiding places. Common in depths less than 25 m. Generally a solitary species. Apparently rare in Belau. The young are excellent aquarium fish and suitable for a community tank. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220003 on 2018-05-22
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]   

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  (ofHolacanthus alternans Cuvier, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolacanthus lepidolepis Bleeker, 1853) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolacanthus reginae Sauvage, 1891) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops ignatius Playfair, 1867) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

additional source  (ofPomacanthops semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomacanthops semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)) Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source  (ofPomacanthops semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops lasti von Bonde, 1934) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops alternans Cuv., 1831) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops reginae (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops poecilus Peters, 1868) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPomacanthops caeruleus (Ehren) Cuv., 1831) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

additional source  (ofHolacanthus semicirculatus Cuvier, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolacanthus semicirculatus Cuvier, 1831) Copley, H. (1934). Holacanthus semicirculatus (Cuv). JEANHS 12(1-2): 51. [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
Description Juveniles inhabits shallow protected areas, while adults prefer coastal reefs with heavy coral growth providing ample hiding places. Common in depths less than 25 m. Generally a solitary species. Apparently rare in Belau. The young are excellent aquarium fish and suitable for a community tank. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English semicircle angelfish  [details]
Japanese サザナミヤッコ  [details]