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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 220046

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrepaneidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon punctatus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepanichthys punctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpochirus punctatus (Linneaus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpochris punctatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2014). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspotted sicklefish  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctata africana Osório, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane africana Osório, 1892
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctata octofasciata Pellegrin, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane africana Osório, 1892
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus epinepheli Yamaguti, 1936 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pagrosomi Yamaguti, 1939 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rotundigenitalis Yü, 1933 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMappates plataxus Rangnekar, 1959 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (28 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (131 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (35 nucleotides; 25 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in various inshore habitats: sand or mud bottoms, reefs, estuaries and harbours (Ref. 9800). Found near coral and rock reefs in temperatures ranging from 26° to 29°C and at a maximum depth of less than 50 m. Feeds on invertebrates and benthic fish (Ref. 5213). Generally marketed fresh (Ref. 5284). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of the genus. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220046
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Drepane punctata (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220046 on 2014-12-29
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