WoRMS taxon details

Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)

219679  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219679)

accepted
Species
Acanthurus ruppelii Bennett, 1836 · unaccepted (synonym)
Zebrasoma scopes (Cuvier, 1829) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Zebrasoma scopoas (Cuvier, 1829) · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Acanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 224 [details]   
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503)....  
Description Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503). Group and pair spawning have been observed. The flesh is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219679 on 2024-05-30
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 Acanthurus suillus Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 224 [details]   

original description  (of Acanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829) Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal distribué, d'apres son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. <em>Déterville, Paris.</em> Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31771348
page(s): 224 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) To, A.W.L., Ching, K.S.H. & Shea, S.K.H. (2013) Hong Kong reef fish photo guide. Eco-Education and Resources Centre. [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 Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Graze on algae, usually in groups of 20 individuals (Ref. 5503). Group and pair spawning have been observed. The flesh is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
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English twotone tang  [details]
Japanese ゴマハギ  [details]