WoRMS taxon details

Cheilinus chlorourus (Bloch, 1791)

218941  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218941)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Sparus chlorourus Bloch, 1791) Bloch, M. E. (1791). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 5. i-viii + 1-152, Pls. 253-288.
page(s): 24, Pl. 260 [details]   
Description Occurs on coral reefs and occasionally in grassy areas. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates such as molluscs and...  
Description Occurs on coral reefs and occasionally in grassy areas. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates such as molluscs and crustaceans. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Cheilinus chlorourus (Bloch, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218941 on 2023-02-03
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 Sparus chlorourus Bloch, 1791) Bloch, M. E. (1791). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 5. i-viii + 1-152, Pls. 253-288.
page(s): 24, Pl. 260 [details]   

original description  (of Cheilinus punctatus Bennett, 1832) Bennett, E. T. (1832). Observations on a collection of fishes from the Mauritius, presented by Mr. Telfair, with characters of new genera and species. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1830-31 (pt 1): 165-169. [details]   

original description  (of Cheilinus guttatus Bleeker, 1847) Bleeker, P. (1847). Pharyngognathorum Siluroideorumque species novae Javanenses. <em>Natuur-en Geneeskundig Archief voor Neȇrlandsch Indië.</em> v. 4 (no. 2): 155-169. [details]   

original description  (of Cheilinus decacanthus Bleeker, 1851) Bleeker, P. (1851). Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van de Banda-eilanden. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 2 (no. 2): 225-261. [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]   
 
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From other sources
Description Occurs on coral reefs and occasionally in grassy areas. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates such as molluscs and crustaceans. [details]
LanguageName 
English floral wrasse  [details]
Japanese アカテンモチノウオ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Cheilinus chlorourus USNM 424833 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Cheilinus chlorourus USNM 439986 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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