WoRMS taxon details

Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert, 1781)

217579  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217579)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Muraena colubrina Boddaert, 1781) Boddaert, P. (1781). Beschreibung zweyer merkwürdiger Fische. <em>Neue Nordische Beyträge zur physikalischen und geographischen Erd- und Völkerbeschreibung, Naturgeschichte und Oekonomie. St. Petersburg & Leipzig.</em> v. 2: 55-57, Pls. 2, 4.
page(s): 56, Pl. 2 (fig. 3) [details]   
Description Occurs in shallow sandy flats and seagrass beds (Ref. 1602). Often confused with the sea snake, @Laticuda colubrina@ (Ref....  
Description Occurs in shallow sandy flats and seagrass beds (Ref. 1602). Often confused with the sea snake, @Laticuda colubrina@ (Ref. 9710). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert, 1781). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217579 on 2024-07-18
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 Myrichthys bleekeri Gosline, 1951) Gosline, W. A. (1951). The osteology and classification of the ophichthid eels of the Hawaiian Islands. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 5 (4): 298-320. [details]   

original description  (of Muraena annulata 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): 8, Pl. 1 (left fig) [details]   

original description  (of Ophisurus fasciatus Lacepède, 1802) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. <em>chez Plassan: Paris, France.</em> v. 4: i-xliv + 1-728, Pl. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705733
page(s): 686, 687 [details]   

original description  (of Muraena colubrina Boddaert, 1781) Boddaert, P. (1781). Beschreibung zweyer merkwürdiger Fische. <em>Neue Nordische Beyträge zur physikalischen und geographischen Erd- und Völkerbeschreibung, Naturgeschichte und Oekonomie. St. Petersburg & Leipzig.</em> v. 2: 55-57, Pls. 2, 4.
page(s): 56, Pl. 2 (fig. 3) [details]   

original description  (of Muraena fasciata 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): 9, Pl. 2 (left fig.) [details]   

original description  (of Ophichthys elapsoides Castelnau, 1875) Castelnau, F. L. (1875). Researches on the fishes of Australia.Official Record, containing Introduction, Catalogues, Official Awards of the Commissioners, Report and Recommendations of the Experts, and Essays and Statistics on the Social and Economic Resources of the Colony of Victoria. <em>Intercolonial Exhibition Essays.</em> Part VII (II): 1-52.
page(s): 47 [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 Occurs in shallow sandy flats and seagrass beds (Ref. 1602). Often confused with the sea snake, @Laticuda colubrina@ (Ref. 9710). [details]
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English harlequin snake-eel  [details]
Japanese シマウミヘビ  [details]