WoRMS taxon details

Melichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973

219882  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219882)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Randall, J. E.; Klausewitz, W. (1973). A review of the triggerfish genus Melichthys, with description of a new species from the Indian Ocean. <em>Senckenbergiana Biologica.</em> 54 (1/3): 57-69. [details]   
Description Feeds on sponges, algae, crustaceans and small invertebrates (Ref. 5503).  
Description Feeds on sponges, algae, crustaceans and small invertebrates (Ref. 5503). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Melichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219882 on 2022-05-21
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.; Klausewitz, W. (1973). A review of the triggerfish genus Melichthys, with description of a new species from the Indian Ocean. <em>Senckenbergiana Biologica.</em> 54 (1/3): 57-69. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Feeds on sponges, algae, crustaceans and small invertebrates (Ref. 5503). [details]
LanguageName 
English Indian triggerfish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Melichthys indicus FIN026730 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Melichthys indicus FIN026731 Slide 120 mm)
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