WoRMS taxon details

Sphaeramia orbicularis (Cuvier, 1828)

209408  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209408)

accepted
Species
Siphamia orbicularis (Cuvier, 1828) · unaccepted (senior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Apogon orbicularis Cuvier, 1828) Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1828). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome second. Livre Troisième. Des poissons de la famille des perches, ou des percoïdes. 2: i-xxi + 2 pp + 1-490, Pls. 9-40.
page(s): 155 [details]   
Description Restricted to coastal waters, forming small aggregations among mangroves, rocks, debris, or piers of shallow sheltered...  
Description Restricted to coastal waters, forming small aggregations among mangroves, rocks, debris, or piers of shallow sheltered shorelines. Feeds at night (early evening and just before day break), primarily on planktonic crustaceans. Courtship and spawning occur fortnightly (shortly before new moons and full moons). Eggs are incubated by the male for about 8 days. Larval phase pelagic. Sexual maturity is attained at 7 cm by males and at 6 cm by females (Ref. 1602) <111>. Size 7.5 cm <130>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Sphaeramia orbicularis (Cuvier, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209408 on 2024-07-16
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Apogon orbicularis Cuvier, 1828) Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1828). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome second. Livre Troisième. Des poissons de la famille des perches, ou des percoïdes. 2: i-xxi + 2 pp + 1-490, Pls. 9-40.
page(s): 155 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [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] 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Restricted to coastal waters, forming small aggregations among mangroves, rocks, debris, or piers of shallow sheltered shorelines. Feeds at night (early evening and just before day break), primarily on planktonic crustaceans. Courtship and spawning occur fortnightly (shortly before new moons and full moons). Eggs are incubated by the male for about 8 days. Larval phase pelagic. Sexual maturity is attained at 7 cm by males and at 6 cm by females (Ref. 1602) <111>. Size 7.5 cm <130>. [details]
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English orbiculate cardinalfish  [details]
Japanese ホソスジマンジュウイシモチ  [details]