WoRMS taxon details

Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775)

218588  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218588)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays....  
Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays. Feeds on invertebrates, including worms, molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (Ref. 5213), and small fish (Ref. 3670). The flesh is excellent. Sold fresh in markets. This is a well-known angling fish in South Africa.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218588 on 2022-11-28
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-16 06:32:24Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Sparus calamara Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 182 [details]   

original description  (of Sparus hasta Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 275 [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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., 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] 
 
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Description Found on muddy and sandy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries. Enters freshwater. Juveniles inhabit protected bays. Feeds on invertebrates, including worms, molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (Ref. 5213), and small fish (Ref. 3670). The flesh is excellent. Sold fresh in markets. This is a well-known angling fish in South Africa.  [details]
LanguageName 
English picnic seabream  [details]
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