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Odax cyanoallix


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lexID:
10989 
Scientific:
Odax cyanoallix 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Bluefinned butterfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Odacidae (Family) > Odax (Genus) > cyanoallix (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ayling & Paxton, 1983 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, New Zealand 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 27 cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 24°C 
Food:
Herbivorous, Alger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-20 14:54:33 

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Ayling & Paxton, 1983

Odax cyanoallix is known from the Three Kings Islands and Cape Reinga at the northern tip of New Zealand.
Adults are exclusively herbivorous, juveniles are probably omnivorous?

Diet: Ecklonia radiata, Landsburgia quercifolia, the endemic Sargassum johnsonii and other epiphytic rhodophytes.

Similar species: Olisthops cyanomelas Richardson, 1850

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Odacidae (Family) > Odax (Genus) > Odax cyanoallix (Species)

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