WoRMS taxon details

Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

219676  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219676)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Teuthis hepatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Occurs in clear, current-swept terraces of seaward reefs. Observed in loose aggregations 1 or 2 meters above the bottom;...  
Description Occurs in clear, current-swept terraces of seaward reefs. Observed in loose aggregations 1 or 2 meters above the bottom; juveniles and subadults typical in groups near isolated @Pocillopora eydouxi@ coral heads and when alarmed hide themselves tightly among the branches. Relatively uncommon and highly localized in occurrence throughout most of Micronesia. A very popular and hardy aquarium fish. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219676 on 2021-06-24
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Teuthis hepatus Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2021)., available online at http://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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal Chinese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Pathway/vector Other (Ornamental Trade) [details]

From other sources
Description Occurs in clear, current-swept terraces of seaward reefs. Observed in loose aggregations 1 or 2 meters above the bottom; juveniles and subadults typical in groups near isolated @Pocillopora eydouxi@ coral heads and when alarmed hide themselves tightly among the branches. Relatively uncommon and highly localized in occurrence throughout most of Micronesia. A very popular and hardy aquarium fish. [details]
LanguageName 
English palette surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese ナンヨウハギ  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Paracanthurus hepatus FIN026106 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Paracanthurus hepatus USNM 424756 photograph lateral view)
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