WoRMS taxon details

Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832)

219897  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219897)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Balistes auromarginatus Bennett, 1832) Bennett, E. T. (1832). Observations on a collection of fishes from the Mauritius, presented by Mr. Telfair, with characters of new genera and species. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1830-31 (pt 1): 165-169. [details]   
Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the...  
Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the bottom where it feeds on zooplankton, particularly copepods. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219897 on 2022-11-27
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Balistes auromarginatus Bennett, 1832) Bennett, E. T. (1832). Observations on a collection of fishes from the Mauritius, presented by Mr. Telfair, with characters of new genera and species. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1830-31 (pt 1): 165-169. [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]   

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] 
 
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Description Occurs in upper margins of current-swept seaward drop-offs and ledges. Forms loose aggregations a few meters above the bottom where it feeds on zooplankton, particularly copepods. Also taken by drive-in nets (Ref. 9770). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
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English gilded triggerfish  [details]
Japanese ホシモンガラ  [details]
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