WoRMS taxon details

Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål, 1775)

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212085  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212085)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Sciaena obsoleta Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): xii, 52 [details]   
Description Found over seagrass beds, and sand and rubble areas of lagoons and reefs. Feeds on molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms....  
Description Found over seagrass beds, and sand and rubble areas of lagoons and reefs. Feeds on molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. In Palau, it is known to spawn at the outer reef edge on the first five days of the lunar month, from November through April (Ref. 2295). Also caught with beach seines and handlines and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9775). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Lethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212085 on 2023-05-28
Date
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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 Sciaena obsoleta Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): xii, 52 [details]   

original description  (of Sciaena ramak Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): 52 [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] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Found over seagrass beds, and sand and rubble areas of lagoons and reefs. Feeds on molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. In Palau, it is known to spawn at the outer reef edge on the first five days of the lunar month, from November through April (Ref. 2295). Also caught with beach seines and handlines and is marketed fresh (Ref. 9775). [details]

Remark Listed in <144> as Lethrinus aurolineatus nov. sp., but recalled in an erratum distributed with the issue of the periodical. The erratum slip is probably not valid for the Code of Zoological Nomenclature, so technically Fourmanoir has described a speceis there. However, the name L. aurolineatus was already used by Macleay in 1883, for a species placed now in synonymy with L. nebulosus (Forsskål 1775). [details]
LanguageName 
English yellowstripe emperor [from synonym]orange-striped emperor  [details]
Japanese タテシマフエフキ  [details]
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