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Oplegnathus conwayi

Oplegnathus conwayiis commonly referred to as Cape knifejaw, Beaked Galjoen. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Johan Swanepoel, Südafrika

Foto: Port Elizabeth, Südafrika

Fotograf: Analize de Vries
Courtesy of the author Johan Swanepoel, Südafrika Please visit www.easterncapescubadiving.co.za for more information.

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lexID:
13200 
AphiaID:
218776 
Scientific:
Oplegnathus conwayi 
German:
Schnabelbarsch, Messerkieferfisch 
English:
Cape Knifejaw, Beaked Galjoen 
Category:
Andre fisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Oplegnathidae (Family) > Oplegnathus (Genus) > conwayi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Richardson, 1840 
Sea depth:
0 - 150 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 90cm 
Temperature:
14,9°C - 22,3°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
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:
2021-03-24 09:56:13 

Info

Silver-grey body, with an oblong triangular head and fused teeth forming a parrot-like beak.
A broad dark mask over eyes and a diffuse dark spot around and behind base of pectoral fin.
Juveniles bright yellow with a black bar over eye and a broad dark bar on rear of body and tail base.

Synonyms;
Hoplegnathus algoensis Gilchrist & Thompson, 1916
Hoplegnathus conwayi (Richardson, 1840)
Ichthyorhamphus pappei Castelnau, 1861
Oplegnathus conwaii Richardson, 1840

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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