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Platax batavianus

Platax batavianusis commonly referred to as Humpback batfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1791 
AphiaID:
218713 
Scientific:
Platax batavianus 
German:
Fledermausfisch 
English:
Humpback Batfish 
Category:
Flagermusfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Ephippidae (Family) > Platax (Genus) > batavianus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1831 
Sea depth:
5 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28,5°C 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-28 13:36:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Platax batavianus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Platax batavianus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Platax batavianus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Info

Cuvier, 1831

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

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile

Zebra Batfish, Platax batavianus, Lembeh 2014
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Zebra Batfish (Platax batavianus) juvenile
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Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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Platax batavianus (c) by De Jong Marinelife
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