WoRMS taxon details

Echidna nebulosa (Ahl, 1789)

217469  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217469)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Muraena nebulosa Ahl, 1789) Ahl, J. N. (1789). Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, quod venia exp. <em>Fac. Med. Ups. Praeside Carol. Pet. Thunberg, etc. J. Edman, Upsaliæ [Upsala].</em> 1-14, 2 pls. [Also published in 1801 as Dissertationes Academicae Upsalae, pp. 1-12, 2 pls. Ahl was the author; Thunberg was his supervising professor. Kottelat 2013:45 disagrees, assuming that Thunberg wrote the description.].
page(s): 7, Pl. 1 (right fig.) [details]   
Description Found between rocks and corals of intertidal reef flats, also in shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 10...  
Description Found between rocks and corals of intertidal reef flats, also in shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 10 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans. Safely kept with small aquarium fishes (Ref. 9710). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Echidna nebulosa (Ahl, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217469 on 2024-03-02
Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Muraena nebulosa Ahl, 1789) Ahl, J. N. (1789). Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, quod venia exp. <em>Fac. Med. Ups. Praeside Carol. Pet. Thunberg, etc. J. Edman, Upsaliæ [Upsala].</em> 1-14, 2 pls. [Also published in 1801 as Dissertationes Academicae Upsalae, pp. 1-12, 2 pls. Ahl was the author; Thunberg was his supervising professor. Kottelat 2013:45 disagrees, assuming that Thunberg wrote the description.].
page(s): 7, Pl. 1 (right fig.) [details]   

original description  (of Muraena boschii Bleeker, 1852) Bleeker, P. (1852). Bijdrage tot de kennis der Muraenoïden en Symbranchoïden van den Indischen Archipel. <em>Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen.</em> v. 25 (art. 5): 1-62+ 63-76. [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 Found between rocks and corals of intertidal reef flats, also in shallow lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of at least 10 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans. Safely kept with small aquarium fishes (Ref. 9710). [details]
LanguageName 
English starry moraysnowflake moray  [details]
Japanese クモウツボ  [details]
Spanish morena estrellada  [details]