WoRMS taxon details

Ctenochaetus binotatus Randall, 1955

219655  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219655)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Randall, J. E. (1955). A revision of the surgeon fish genus Ctenochaetus, family Acanthuridae, with descriptions of five new species. <em>Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society.</em> 40 (pt 4, 15): 149-166, Pls. 1-2. [details]   
Description Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae...  
Description Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae (e.g. dinoflagellate @Gambierdiscus toxicus@) that produce ciguatera toxin making this species of @Ctenochaetus@ a key link in the ciguatera food chain (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ctenochaetus binotatus Randall, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219655 on 2024-04-14
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Randall, J. E. (1955). A revision of the surgeon fish genus Ctenochaetus, family Acanthuridae, with descriptions of five new species. <em>Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society.</em> 40 (pt 4, 15): 149-166, Pls. 1-2. [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). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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 Inhabits coral and rubble areas of deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Feed by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae (e.g. dinoflagellate @Gambierdiscus toxicus@) that produce ciguatera toxin making this species of @Ctenochaetus@ a key link in the ciguatera food chain (Ref. 1602). [details]
LanguageName 
English twospot surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese コクテンサザナミハギ  [details]