WoRMS taxon details

Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)

217578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217578)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Muraena maculosa Cuvier, 1816) Cuvier, G. (1816). Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Les reptiles, les poissons, les mollusques et les annélides.</em> Edition 1 [Work generally dated 1817; published before 2 December 1816 according to Roux, <i>Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History</i> 8(1): 31]. 2( i-xviii): 1-532, [Pls. 9-10, in v. 4]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1848835
page(s): 232 [details]   
Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers...  
Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers under a light at night. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217578 on 2022-11-28
Date
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1998-07-14 08:11:14Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Muraena maculosa Cuvier, 1816) Cuvier, G. (1816). Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Les reptiles, les poissons, les mollusques et les annélides.</em> Edition 1 [Work generally dated 1817; published before 2 December 1816 according to Roux, <i>Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History</i> 8(1): 31]. 2( i-xviii): 1-532, [Pls. 9-10, in v. 4]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1848835
page(s): 232 [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [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  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description Found in sandy areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs, living buried in the sand. Many aggregate in large numbers under a light at night. [details]
LanguageName 
English tiger snake-eel  [details]
Japanese モヨウモンガラドオシ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys maculosus USNM 409114 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys maculosus USNM 409115 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys rupestris RAD107794-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Myrichthys rupestris USNM 74048 type radiograph lateral view)
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