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Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796

219905  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219905)

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Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates,...  
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates, polychaetes, sponges, molluscs, copepods, and algae. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ostracion meleagris Shaw, 1796. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219905 on 2024-04-16
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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 Ostracion sebae Bleeker, 1851) Bleeker, P. (1851). Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van de Banda-eilanden. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 2 (no. 2): 225-261. [details]   

original description  (of Ostracion lentiginosus Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 501 [details]   

original description  (of Ostracion punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 501 [details]   

original description  (of Ostracium sebae Bleeker, 1851) Bleeker, P. (1851). Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van de Banda-eilanden. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 2 (no. 2): 225-261. [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 clear lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to at least 30 m. Feeds on didemnid tunicates, polychaetes, sponges, molluscs, copepods, and algae. [details]

Remark Author Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
LanguageName 
English whitespotted boxfishspotted boxfish  [details]
Japanese クロハコフグ  [details]
Spanish cofre moteado  [details]