WoRMS taxon details

Siganus stellatus (Forsskål, 1775)

219692  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219692)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Scarus stellatus Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): 26, x  [details]   
Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities....  
Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities. Juveniles and subadults form schools, adult in pairs. Adults feed on benthic seaweeds (Ref. 9813). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Siganus stellatus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219692 on 2022-12-08
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2020-09-24 06:35:24Z
changed

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original description  (of Scarus stellatus Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): 26, x  [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 
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Description Common in coral reefs but juveniles of less than 10 cm SL are found in creeks bordered by mangroves in some localities. Juveniles and subadults form schools, adult in pairs. Adults feed on benthic seaweeds (Ref. 9813). [details]
LanguageName 
English stellate rabbitfishbrown-spotted spinefoot  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Siganus stellatus FIN034267 Slide 120 mm)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Siganus stellatus FIN034268 Slide 120 mm)
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