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Cirrhitops mascarenensis


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lexID:
11774 
Scientific:
Cirrhitops mascarenensis 
German:
Korallenwächter 
English:
Cirrhitops mascarenensis 
Category:
Koralvogtere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Cirrhitidae (Family) > Cirrhitops (Genus) > mascarenensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Schultz, 2008 
Occurrence:
Mascarene Islands, Réunion , Madagascar, Mauritius , Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
4 - 62 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 7,5cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Fiske afkom, Foderrejer, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, Rejer, Små fisk, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-05 14:27:59 

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Cirrhitops mascarenensis Randall & Schultz, 2008

Occurs on seaward reefs, in areas of moderate to rich coral growth. Feeds about equally on small fishes, shrimps and crabs; to a lesser extent, on sipunculids and zooplankton.

Main reference
Randall, J.E. and J.K. Schultz, 2008. Cirrhitops mascarenensis, a new species of hawkfish from the Mascarene Islands, southwestern Indian Ocean. Smithiana Bull. 9:15-20. (Ref. 80044)

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Cirrhitidae (Family) > Cirrhitops (Genus) >

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