WoRMS taxon details

Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775

219127  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219127)

accepted
Species
Scarus ghoban Forsskål, 1775 · unaccepted (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]. [details]   
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer...  
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer edges of barrier reefs at depths of about 30 ft; females prefer deeper habitat (Ref. 4821). Generally found in groups (Ref. 5213). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. Marketed fresh (Ref. 5284). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219127 on 2022-10-02
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]. [details]   

original description  (of Scarus guttatus 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): 294 [details]   

original description  (of Scarus haridoides Bleeker, 1855) Bleeker, P. (1855). Visschen van de Duizendeilanden. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 8 (no. 2): 344. [details]   

original description  (of Scarus pepo Bennett, 1830) Bennett, J. W. (1828-30). A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon. <em>London. First Edition.</em> i--viii + 30 unnumbered pp., Pls. 1-30. [details]   

original description  (of Pseudoscarus cantori Bleeker, 1861) Bleeker, P. (1861). Iets over de geslachten der Scaroïden en hunne Indisch-archipelagische soorten. <em>Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeling Natuurkunde.</em> v. 12: 228-244. [details]   

original description  (of Pseudoscarus nudirostris Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877) Alleyne, H. G.; Macleay, W. (1877). The ichthyology of the Chevert expedition. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> v. 1 (pts 3-4): 261-281, 321-359, Pls. 3-9, 10-17. [Pp. 261-281, Pls. 3-9 published Feb. 1877; pp. 321-359, Pls. 10-17 published Mar. 1877.]. [details]   

original description  (of Scarus magrathii Bennett, 1841) Bennett, J. W. (1841). A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon. <em>London. Third Edition. [The second edition in 1834 was a reprint of the first edition.</em>  [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 Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [details]   

additional source Bock, K.R. (1975). Preliminary checklist of the fishes of the south bank, Kilifi Creek, Kenya. Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society and National Museum 148. [details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogry and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Çinar, M.E.; Pancucci-Papadopoulou, M.A.; Harmelin, J.-G.; Furnari, G.; Andaloro, F.; Bellou, N.; Streftaris, N.; Zibrowius, H. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 6 (2): 63-118., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273213810_Annotated_list_of_marine_alien_species_in_the_Mediterranean_with_records_of_the_worst_invasive_species [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Galil, B. (2007). Seeing Red: Alien species along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. <em>Aquatic Invasions.</em> 2(4): 281-312., available online at https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2007.2.4.2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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 regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Rare [details]

Introduced species impact in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species population trend in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Increasing [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Cypriote part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Description Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Males common in atolls where they live mainly around the inner and outer edges of barrier reefs at depths of about 30 ft; females prefer deeper habitat (Ref. 4821). Generally found in groups (Ref. 5213). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. Marketed fresh (Ref. 5284). [details]

Synonymy Has 19 synonyms<307> [details]
LanguageName 
English bluechin parrotfishblue-barred parrotfish  [details]
Hebrew תוכינון  [details]
Japanese ヒブダイ  [details]
Spanish loro barbazul  [details]
To Digital Atlas Of Marine Species & Locations, DAMSL (Blue-barred Parrotfish)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus azureus RAD112616-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus azureus RAD112616-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus cyanognathus P06160 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus ghobban FIN033085 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus ghobban FIN033087 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus noyesi RAD114508-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus noyesi RAD114508-001)
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