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Bodianus mesothorax


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lexID:
234 
AphiaID:
273536 
Scientific:
Bodianus mesothorax 
German:
Zweifarbenlippfisch 
English:
Black-belt Hogfish, Coral Hogfish, Eclipse Hogfish, Mesothorax Hogfish, Split-level Hogfish, Yellow-spotted Hogfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > mesothorax (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Komodo (Komodo Island), Myanmar, Papua, Vietnam, Tuvalu, Lombok, Nauru, Hong Kong, Wallis and Futuna, Kiribati, Raja Amat, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bali, Banggai øer, Fiji, Filippinerne, Flores, Great barrier reef, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Java, Juleøerne, Kina, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Okinawa , Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Ryukyu øerne, Salomonøerne, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
5 - 40 Meter 
Size:
23 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Turbellaria ("Planaria"), Artemia, Foderrejer, Groft frostfoder, invertebrater, Krill, Muslinge kød, Mysis, Rejer, Snegle, Würmer , zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-27 16:48:13 

Husbandry

(Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Very neat fish as long as it is small, but very fidgety.
Only for big tanks of 1000 l or more.
Will eat shrimps when it is bigger as well as bristle worms but also snails.

Synonyms:
Bodianus meosthorax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Labrus mesothorax Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Lepidaplois mesothorax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Scarus mordax Gronow, 1854

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > Bodianus mesothorax (Species)

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Husbandry know-how of owners

Hiroyuki Tanaka am 17.05.05#1
E.Indian Ocean to w.Pacific; 19 cm; not common
Rarely seen in our area; somewhat difficult species to keep
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