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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris gaimard africana Smith, 1957 
AphiaID: 223872

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCorinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris gaimard (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris cuvieri (Bennett, 1831)
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris gaimard (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
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 editorAfrican coris  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar (doubtful[details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Juveniles occur in small tide pools, adults are found over rocks and corals at a depth of about 20 m. Generally solitary (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 5374). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:223872
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-03 06:51:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Coris gaimard africana Smith, 1957. 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=223872 on 2014-09-18
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