WoRMS taxon details

Zanclus cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

220083  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220083)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Chaetodon cornutus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Inhabits turbid inner lagoons, reef flat, and clear seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Generally encountered in small groups....  
Description Inhabits turbid inner lagoons, reef flat, and clear seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Generally encountered in small groups. Feeds on small encrusting animals (Ref. 6113). Size of metamorphosis from postlarva to juvenile is 7.5 cm (Ref. 9267). Popular aquarium fish but rarely survives in tanks (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Zanclus cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220083 on 2019-10-18
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Chaetodon canescens Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Chaetodon cornutus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 turbid inner lagoons, reef flat, and clear seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Generally encountered in small groups. Feeds on small encrusting animals (Ref. 6113). Size of metamorphosis from postlarva to juvenile is 7.5 cm (Ref. 9267). Popular aquarium fish but rarely survives in tanks (Ref. 1602). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Moorish idol  [details]
Japanese ツノダシ  [details]
Spanish ídolo moro  [details]
Zanclus canescens
 Zanclus canescens
[image from synonym]

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To NMNH Extant Collection (Zanclus cornutus USNM 442368 photograph lateral view)
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