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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:
Eritrea, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, Phoenix Islands, Saudi Arabia, Réunion , Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Gilbert 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, Somalia, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Mayotte, 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:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-06-14 21:41:42 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Sargocentron spiniferum has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Sargocentron spiniferum in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Sargocentron spiniferum. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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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.

External links

  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. reefvid

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