WoRMS taxon details

Stegastes nigricans (Lacepède, 1802)

218849  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218849)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holocentrus nigricans 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): 332, 367 [details]   
Description A schooling and territorial species which inhabits reef flats and lagoon reefs. Frequently occurs in colonies associated...  
Description A schooling and territorial species which inhabits reef flats and lagoon reefs. Frequently occurs in colonies associated with live or dead branching staghorn coral (@Acropora@). Feeds on algae, gastropods, sponges, and copepods. They attack human intruders without hesitation, sometimes taking painful nips. Particularly aggressive during reproductive periods. The species emit clicking noises during aggressive encounters. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Stegastes nigricans (Lacepède, 1802). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218849 on 2024-03-02
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Abudefduf tamaii Aoyagi, 1941) Aoyagi, H. (1941). The damsel fishes found in the waters of Japan. <em>Biogeographica, Tokyo.</em> 4 (1): 157-279, 2-3, 11-23. [details]   

original description  (of Holocentrus nigricans 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): 332, 367 [details]   

original description  (of Pomacentrus taeniops Cuvier, 1830) Cuvier, G. ; Valenciennes, A. (1830). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome cinquième. Livre cinquième. Des Sciénoïdes. Livre cinquième. Des Sciénoïdes. v. 5: i-xxviii + 1-499 + 4 pp., Pls. 100-140. [Cuvier authored volume. i-xx + 1-374 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 423 [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 A schooling and territorial species which inhabits reef flats and lagoon reefs. Frequently occurs in colonies associated with live or dead branching staghorn coral (@Acropora@). Feeds on algae, gastropods, sponges, and copepods. They attack human intruders without hesitation, sometimes taking painful nips. Particularly aggressive during reproductive periods. The species emit clicking noises during aggressive encounters. [details]
LanguageName 
English dusky farmerfishblack damselfish  [details]
Japanese クロソラスズメダイ  [details]