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. Tome II, contenant les reptiles, les poissons, les mollusques et les annélides. Deterville, Paris, pp. i-xviii, 1-532 [pls. 9-10 contained in volume 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. (2024). FishBase. Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217578 on 2024-04-12
Date
action
by
1998-07-14 08:11:14Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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. Tome II, contenant les reptiles, les poissons, les mollusques et les annélides. Deterville, Paris, pp. i-xviii, 1-532 [pls. 9-10 contained in volume 4]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1848835
page(s): 232 [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 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] 

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 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]