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Symphorichthys spilurus

(Blue and gold striped snapper)

Overview

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Common Names

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Common Names in Agutaynen:

Maya-maya

Common Names in Albanian:

Krapi

Common Names in Arabic:

يِعارِش ّ

Common Names in Bikol:

Gingau

Common Names in Catalan, Valencian:

Peix emperador veler

Common Names in Cebuano:

Perikohon

Common Names in Danish:

Sejlfinnesnapper

Common Names in English:

Blue and gold striped snapper, Blue lined Sea bream, Blue lined Sea perch, blue lined seabream, Blue-lined sea bream, Blue-lined sea-bream, Blue-Lined Sea-Perch, blue-lined seabream, Bluelined sea bream, sailfin snapper, Snapper

Common Names in French:

Vivaneau Vert, Vivaneau voilier

Common Names in Gela:

Ango gautago

Common Names in Ilokano:

Sidinean

Common Names in Japanese:

Irezumi fuedai, Irezumi-fuedai

Common Names in Malay:

Krapu layar, Kunyit mamong

Common Names in Other:

Admon, Dalangdang, Dapak, Gingaw, Sayungasang

Common Names in Palauan:

Chedui

Common Names in Spanish:

Pargo velero

Common Names in Spanish, Castilian:

Pargo Velero

Common Names in Tagalog:

Alsis, Bambangon, Managat, Matangal, Maya maya, Pargito

Common Names in Vietnamese:

Cá Róc ch?m, Cá Róc chấm

Common Names in Visayan:

Agba-on, Awnan, Bad-lisan, Bangayau, Kanulo, Katambak, Labongan, Langisi, Mandagat, Mayaguno, Puga, Pulahan, Saiya, Tabon

Common Names in Waray-waray:

Gingaw, Labungan

Description

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Habitat

Occurs over sand bottoms in the vicinity of coral reefs.

Biology

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Diet

Feeds on fishes and sand-dwelling crustaceans and mollusks.

Reproduction

Aggregates to spawn along seaward reefs[1].

Behavior

Usually seen singly.

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Symphorichthys spilurusSymphorichthys spilurus (Gunther 1874) • Symphorichthys spilurus (Günther, 1874) • Symphorichthys spilurus< /i> (Günther • Symphorus spilurusSymphorus spilurus Günther • Symphorus spilurus Günther, 1874

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 18-Feb-1994

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Symphorichthys

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1 species and subspecies in this genus:

S. spilurus (Blue and Gold Striped Snapper)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 01, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Lieske, E. and R. Myers (1994). Collins Pocket Guide. Coral reef fishes. Indo-Pacific & Caribbean including the Red Sea. Haper Collins Publishers, 400 p. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-21