Sargocentron punctatissimum   (Cuvier,  1829) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Beryciformes
Family:Holocentridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Adioryx lacteoguttatus (Cuvier, 1829)
Faremusca lacteoguttata termastigma Fowler, 1946
Holocenthrus gladispinis Fowler, 1904
Holocenthrus gracilispinis Fowler, 1904
Holocentrum diploxiphus Gunther, 1872
Holocentrum lacteoguttatum Cuvier, 1829
Holocentrum punctatissimum Cuvier, 1829
Holocentrus lacteoguttatum (Cuvier, 1829)
Holocentrus lacteoguttatus Cuvier, 1829
Holocentrus laeteoguttatus Cuvier, 1829
(Misspelling)
Sargocentron lacteoguttatum (Cuvier, 1829)
Sargocentron lacteoguttatus (Cuvier, 1829)
Sargocentron punctatissimus (Cuvier, 1829)
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
• Speckled Squirrelfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial, Dangers
(Ornamental fishes; Spine of preopercle venomous)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy
Prey:  Small crustaceans, crustacean larvae, and polychaete worms.

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Murty, VS (1996) Marine ornamental fishes of India Proceedings of the Seminar on Fisheries - A Multibillion Dollar Industry, Madras CMFRI 23-34 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/7786/1/678-Mur.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Murty, VS (2001) Ornamental fish resources of Lakshadweep Bulletins of the Geological Survey of India 56 103-111 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8574/1/Murty.pdf

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