Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiPerciformesAcanthuridaeNaso

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Overview

Full Name

Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)

Common names

  • Blue-spine unicorn eng
  • Bluespine unicorn eng
  • Bluespine unicornfish eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Chaetodon unicornis Forsskål, 1775

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Not freshwater, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Perciformes
family
Acanthuridae
genus
Naso
species
Naso unicornis
 
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Bibliography

Adams, T. and P. Dalzell (1994) Artisanal fishing.: Paper presented at the Workshop on Marine/Coastal Biodiversity in the Tropical Island Pacific Region, 2-9 November 1994, East West Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii. South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia. 19 p.

Akimichi, T. and S. Sauchomal (1982) Satawalese fish names.: Micronesica 18(2):1-34.

Aldan, D.T. (2050) Checklist of fishes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.: In prep.

Allen, G.R. and R.C. Steene (1988) Fishes of Christmas Island Indian Ocean.: Christmas Island Natural History Association, Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, 6798, Australia. 197 p.

Bagnis, R., P. Mazellier, J. Bennett and E. Christian (1972) Fishes of Polynesia.: Les Editions du Pacifique, Tahiti. 368 p.

Bagnis, R., P. Mazellier, J. Bennett and E. Christian (1984) Poissons de Polynésie, 5th Edition.: Société Nouvelle des Editions du Pacifique, Elysées, France.

Bianchi, G. (1985) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the commercial marine and brackish-water species of Tanzania.: Prepared and published with the support of TCP/URT/4406 and FAO (FIRM) Regular Programme. FAO, Rome. 199 p.

Borden, W.C. (1998) Phylogeny of the unicornfishes (Naso, Acanthuridae) based on soft anatomy.: Copeia 1998(1):104-113.

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (115557534) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.