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Naso hexacanthus


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lexID:
1602 
Scientific:
Naso hexacanthus 
German:
Blauklingen-Nasendoktorfisch 
English:
Blacktongue Unicornfish, Black Unicornfish, Nohorn Unicorn, Sleek Unicornfish, Thorpe's Unicornfish 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > hexacanthus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1855 
Occurrence:
Yemen, Komodo (Komodo Island), Papua, Tansania, Lord Howe Island, Somalia, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Marquesas Islands, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Vietnam, Jordan, Mozambique, Raja Amat, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banggai øer, Egypten, Filippinerne, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
6 - 150 Meter 
Size:
50 cm - 75 cm 
Temperature:
25°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alger, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
erfarne reserveret akvarister 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2005-09-15 17:55:43 

Husbandry

(Bleeker, 1855)


Its not easy to keep and with 50-75 cm to big for small reef tanks.

Synonyms:
Naseus vomer Klunzinger, 1871
Naso tapeinosoma
Naso thorpei Smith, 1966
Naso vomer (Klunzinger, 1871)
Priodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > Naso hexacanthus (Species)

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