WoRMS taxon details

Aphareus furca (Lacepède, 1801)

218470  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218470)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits inshore coral and rock reefs. Occurs solitarily or in small groups. Feeds mainly on fishes, but also eats...  
Description Inhabits inshore coral and rock reefs. Occurs solitarily or in small groups. Feeds mainly on fishes, but also eats crustaceans. Individuals with brilliant yellow on head may be nuptial males (Ref. 9821). Marketed fresh. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Aphareus furca (Lacepède, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218470 on 2022-05-24
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Inhabits inshore coral and rock reefs. Occurs solitarily or in small groups. Feeds mainly on fishes, but also eats crustaceans. Individuals with brilliant yellow on head may be nuptial males (Ref. 9821). Marketed fresh. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
English small toothed jobfish  [details]
Japanese イシフエダイ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphareus flavivultus P00800 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphareus furca FIN030616 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphareus furca USNM 400645 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Aphareus furca USNM 424147 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]