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Choerodon margaritiferus

Choerodon margaritiferusis commonly referred to as Pearly tuskfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
13963 
AphiaID:
277273 
Scientific:
Choerodon margaritiferus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Pearly Tuskfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Choerodon (Genus) > margaritiferus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fowler & Bean, 1928 
Sea depth:
- 72 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 11cm 
Temperature:
26,3°C - 28,9°C 
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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-20 08:22:22 

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Photos of living wrasse of the species Choerodon margaritiferus are not known, the wrasse was first described in 1928, the animal was / is and also only known from very few localities / occurrence areas.
For this reason there is only sparse information about Choerodon margaritiferus, it is assumed that the fish is found in greater depths.

Source:
Miyamoto, Kei, Nonaka, Ai, & Oka, Shin-Ichiro. (2015, December 31).
Choerodon margaritiferus (Perciformes: Labridae), from southern Japan, and first description of a female.
Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.238559

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