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Sargocentron spiniferum


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lexID:
1267 
AphiaID:
217950 
Scientific:
Sargocentron spiniferum 
German:
Riesenhusar o. Großdorn-Husarenfisch 
English:
Giant Squirrelfish , Long-jawed Squirrelfish, Sabre Squirrelfish, Spinecheek Squirrelfish, Spiny Squirrelfish 
Category:
Egernfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Sargocentron (Genus) > spiniferum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Somalia, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Mayotte, Eritrea, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, Phoenix Islands, Saudi Arabia, Réunion , Mozambique, Gilbert Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Paracel-Islands, Spratly Islands, Comores, Tansania, Brunei Darussalam, Tuvalu, Midway Islands, Howland Island, Israel, Kiribati, Yemen, Sudan, Line Islands, Bakers Island, Tokelau, Djibouti, Wake Atoll, Myanmar, Ogasawara Islands, Jordan, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Niue, India, Amerikansk Samoa, Arabiske hav, Australien, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Kenya, Kina, Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 112 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 45cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Foderrejer, Groft frostfoder, Muslinge kød, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 700 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Last edit:
2018-06-14 21:41:42 

Toxicity


Sargocentron spiniferum is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Sargocentron spiniferum, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

This one is the biggest species of the family Sargocentron. Its size will be up to 18" according to literature. His back is very high. The nocturnal animal will live during the day as pair or small group under overhangs. CAUTION: The long Praeopercular stinger can be toxic and if you eat it you die possibly.

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  2. reefvid

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