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Cheilodactylus gibbosus


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lexID:
12583 
AphiaID:
311545 
Scientific:
Cheilodactylus gibbosus 
German:
Fingerflosser 
English:
Western Magpie Morwong, Crested Morwong, Western Crested Morwong, Western Morwong, Magpie Morwong 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Cheilodactylidae (Family) > Cheilodactylus (Genus) > gibbosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Richardson, 1841 
Occurrence:
Western Australia, Eastern Indian Ocean, Australien, Påskeøen 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Aquatic plant, Alger, fytoplankton, invertebrater, zooplankton 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-24 13:12:54 

Husbandry

Cheilodactylus gibbosus Inhabits shallow protected reefs and sandy areas, sometimes entering estuaries, f. e. Irwin Inlet and Swan River, Western Australia.
Cheilodactylus gibbosus is a whitish morwong with black diagonal bands on the head and body: a prominent band from the eye to the pectoral-fin base, one from the nape to the pectoral-fin base, a third from the dorsal-fin origin fading behind the pectoral-fin base, and a fourth from the middle of the spinous portion of the dorsal fin following the dorsal profile to the upper part of caudal peduncle; pectoral fins yellow.

Source Fishbase / Fishes of Australia

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