WoRMS taxon details

Actinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

208956  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208956)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holothuria mauritiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy J.R.C. & Gaimard J.P. (1832-1835). <i>Voyage de découvertes de l'"Astrolabe" exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie.</i> 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. Paris: Tastu. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2132 [details]   
Description Colour in life: when contracted is deep chocolate brown and creviced surface; crevices bordered with light grey border;...  
Description Colour in life: when contracted is deep chocolate brown and creviced surface; crevices bordered with light grey border; uniformly deep brown immediately surrounding cloaca; grey below (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific IS. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Widely distributed in the tropical Indo-Pacific; from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder H. martensii in Pearson, 1910. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Actinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208956 on 2019-10-15
Date
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
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2000-09-21 11:31:59Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (of Holothuria mauritiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy J.R.C. & Gaimard J.P. (1832-1835). <i>Voyage de découvertes de l'"Astrolabe" exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie.</i> 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. Paris: Tastu. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2132 [details]   

basis of record Bell, F. J. (1884). Echinodermata. In: R.W. Coppinger (ed): Report on the Zoological Collections made in the indo-pacific Ocean during the voyage of HMS Alert, 1881-2. <em>London.</em>  [details]   

additional source Tortonese, E. (1980). Researches on the coast of Somalia. Littoral Echinodermata. Monitore zoologico italiano NS Supplemento XIII 5: 99-139. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn.</em> 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26416428 [details]   

additional source Samyn, Y.; Vandenspiegel, D.; Massin, C. (2006). A new Indo-West Pacific species of Actinopyga (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1138: 53-68., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.1138.1.3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: when contracted is deep chocolate brown and creviced surface; crevices bordered with light grey border; uniformly deep brown immediately surrounding cloaca; grey below (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific IS. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Widely distributed in the tropical Indo-Pacific; from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder H. martensii in Pearson, 1910. [details]

Remark Sybtypes Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (3 specimens). Type locality: Mauritius, Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese クリイロナマコ  [details]
Swahili (individual language) kijino  [details]