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Genus Naso Lacépède, 1801

Unicorn Fish

  • Naso Lacépède, B.G. 1801. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons. Paris : chez Plassan Vol. 3 558 pp. 34 pls. [105].
    Type species:
     Naso fronticornis Lacépède, 1801 by subsequent designation, see Jordan, D.S. 1917. The genera of fishes. Part 1. Stanford University Publications, University Series 27: 1-151 [61].

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Indo-Pacific.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Transition (1), Lord Howe Province (14), Kenn Transition (16), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands, Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

General References

Johnson, J.W. 2002. Naso mcdadei, a new species of unicornfish (Perciformes: Acanthuridae), with a review of the Naso tuberosus complex. Australian Journal of Zoology 50: 293-311

Klanten, S.O., van Herwerden, L., Choat, J.H. and Blair, D. 2004. Patterns of lineage diversification in the genus Naso (Acanthuridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 221-235

Randall, J.E. 2001. Naso reticulatus, a new unicornfish (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) from Taiwan and Indonesia, with a key to the species of Naso. Zoological Studies 40(2): 170-176

 

Common Name References

Pollard, J. (ed.) 1980. G.P. Whitley's Handbook of Australian Fishes. North Sydney : Jack Pollard Publishing Pty Ltd 629 pp. [234] (Unicorn Fish)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
11-Jun-2013 11-Jun-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)