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Iniistius auropunctatus


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lexID:
11746 
AphiaID:
278795 
Scientific:
Iniistius auropunctatus 
German:
Marquesas-Messerlippfisch 
English:
Marquesas-Razorfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Iniistius (Genus) > auropunctatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall, Earle & Robertson, 2002 
Occurrence:
Marquesas Islands, Endemic species, Fransk Polynesien 
Sea depth:
15 - 17 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 13 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Krill, Mysis, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
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)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-10-26 10:01:38 

Husbandry

Iniistius auropunctatus inhabits sandy areas and dives quickly into the sand when threatened by predators or divers.
Males maintains harems with five females.

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