WoRMS taxon details

Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)

220044  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220044)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Lutjanus gymnocephalus Lacepède, 1802) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. <em>chez Plassan: Paris, France.</em> v. 4: i-xliv + 1-728, Pl. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705733
page(s): 181, 216 [details]   
Description In shallow waters; common in estuaries; may enter lower reaches of rivers. Can tolerate fresh water only within a narrow...  
Description In shallow waters; common in estuaries; may enter lower reaches of rivers. Can tolerate fresh water only within a narrow temperature (23-26°C). Feeds mainly at night on crustaceans, but also takes small fishes, fish eggs and larvae in estuaries (Ref. 7248). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ambassis gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220044 on 2024-04-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Lutjanus gymnocephalus Lacepède, 1802) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. <em>chez Plassan: Paris, France.</em> v. 4: i-xliv + 1-728, Pl. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705733
page(s): 181, 216 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Richards, J. & Wu, R. S. S. (1985). Inshore fish community structure in a subtropical estuary. In Asian Marine Biology 2 (ed. Morton, B.), PP57-68. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [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 In shallow waters; common in estuaries; may enter lower reaches of rivers. Can tolerate fresh water only within a narrow temperature (23-26°C). Feeds mainly at night on crustaceans, but also takes small fishes, fish eggs and larvae in estuaries (Ref. 7248). [details]
LanguageName 
English bald glassy  [details]