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Bodianus pulchellus


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lexID:
1345 
Scientific:
Bodianus pulchellus 
German:
Kubalippfisch 
English:
Spotfin Hogfish, Cuban hogfish, Hogfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > pulchellus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Poey, ), 1860 
Occurrence:
São Tomé e Principé, Benin, Haiti, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Guatemala, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Columbia, Panama, Equatorial Guinea, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Barbados, French Guiana, Venezuela, Suriname, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Afrika, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, Nicaragua, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Syd Afrika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
15 - 120 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 28cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 1200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-27 17:41:19 

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(Poey, 1860)

Fishbase:
Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs, rarely at depths greater than 24 m . Feed on crabs and small shellfish. Juveniles fishes pick parasites from other fishes. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. May hybridize with Spanish hogfish, B. rufus.

Synonym:
Cossyphus pulchellus Poey, 1860
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > Bodianus pulchellus (Species)



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