WoRMS taxon details

Bodianus bennetti Gomon & Walsh, 2016

888344  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:888344)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gomon, M. F.; Walsh, F. (2016). A New Pygmy Hogfish (Labridae: Bodianus) Of The Subgenus Trochocopus From The Tropical Southern Pacific Ocean. <em>Zenodo.</em> , available online at http://www.oceansciencefoundation.org/josf/josf23b.pdf [details]   
Holotype  NMV A 31528-001, geounit Coral Sea  
Holotype NMV A 31528-001, geounit Coral Sea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:5223D11F-BF21-4DBC-A496-8A5DDE36BF5C  
LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:5223D11F-BF21-4DBC-A496-8A5DDE36BF5C [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Bodianus bennetti Gomon & Walsh, 2016. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=888344 on 2020-01-24
Date
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2016-10-22 08:56:49Z
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original description Gomon, M. F.; Walsh, F. (2016). A New Pygmy Hogfish (Labridae: Bodianus) Of The Subgenus Trochocopus From The Tropical Southern Pacific Ocean. <em>Zenodo.</em> , available online at http://www.oceansciencefoundation.org/josf/josf23b.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype NMV A 31528-001, geounit Coral Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis A species of the subgenus Trochocopus with: ii,15 pectoral-fin rays; 42 + 2 lateral-line scales; 4.5 scales above lateral line, 13 scales below lateral line; 11 predorsal scales; 12 total gill rakers; shallow body, depth 25.0% SL; eye of moderate size, orbital diameter 7.0% SL; narrow interorbital space, 6.4% SL; shallow caudal peduncle, 13.2% SL; short posterior lobes on dorsal (11.1% SL) and anal (10.0% SL) fins; short pectoral fin, 18.0%
SL; pelvic fin of moderate length, 16.1% SL, tip reaching midway between fin origin and anus; posterior corner of mouth below anterior extent of orbit; upper jaw with length of first prominent anterior canine about equal length of second; dental ridge smooth with regular series of granular teeth, single prominent canine at posterior end of jaw; lower jaw with first prominent anterior canine about half length of second; dental ridge with about 10 small
erect canines increasing slightly in length from front to back, followed by about 8 shorter teeth; vomerine teeth 14 absent; pelvic fin short, tip reaching just beyond anus; body with three broad, red, lengthwise stripes separated by lemon-yellow or white stripes with lowermost red stripe not continuing anteriorly onto head, prominent black spot on middle red stripe on operculum behind eye and black pigmentation on membranes between first three or four dorsal-fin spines (Fig. 1); juveniles with prominent black spot at posterior end of middle red stripe on scaly caudal-fin base, which turns red in initial-phase adults and becomes more prominent in terminal-phase adults. [details]

LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:5223D11F-BF21-4DBC-A496-8A5DDE36BF5C [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lemon-striped pygmy hogfish  [details]