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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsbeckia scripta (Osbeck, 1765) 
AphiaID: 220062

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 editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsbeckia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsbeckia Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus Cloquet, 1816
Sources  basis of record FishBase, version december 2007, 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 editorscrawled filefish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Genus placed in Family Alutheridae in <130> and <355> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoons and on seaward reefs. Solitary, often in open water (Ref. 9710). Feeds on algae, seagrasses, hydrozoans, gorgonians, colonial anemones, and tunicates. Juveniles and occasionallly adults are seen under floating objects (Ref. 1602). Generally common (Ref. 9710). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220062
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-07-31 15:31:40Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Osbeckia scripta (Osbeck, 1765). 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=220062 on 2014-07-31
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