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Kyphosus vaigiensis


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lexID:
2801 
Scientific:
Kyphosus vaigiensis 
German:
Messing-Ruderfisch 
English:
Bass Seachub, Blue-Bronze Chub, Bluefish, Brassy Chub, Brassy Drummer, Brassy Rudderfish, Drummers, Golden Chub, Large-tailed Drummer, Long-finned Drummer, Long-finned Rudderfish , Lowfin Chub, Lowfin Drummer, Lowfin Drummer, Lowfinned Rudderfish, Lowfin Rudderfish, Northern Silver Drummer, Queensland Drummer, Rudderfish, Sea Chub, Southern Drummer, Waigeu Drummer, Yellow Chub 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Kyphosidae (Family) > Kyphosus (Genus) > vaigiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) 
Occurrence:
Northern Mariana Islands, Guadeloupe, Wake Atoll, Marquesas Islands, Mozambique, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Venezuela, Pakistan, Rapa, Kiribati, French Guiana, Wallis and Futuna, Norfolk Island, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Tansania, Cuba, Vietnam, Barbados, Yemen, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Suriname, Columbia, Djibouti, Guatemala, Raja Amat, India, Somalia, Sudan, Réunion , Costa Rica, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Arabiske hav, Aruba, Australien, Bahamas, Banggai øer, Belize, Bermuda, Britiske Jomfruøer, Canada, Cayman øerne, Cook øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Hawaii, Honduras, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Java, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kina, Korea, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Martinique, Mikronesien , Montserrat, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Saint Helena, Salomonøerne, Samoa, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Trinidad og Tobago, Tuamotuøerne, Turks og Caicos øerne, Vanuatu , Virgin Islands, U.S., Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
30 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
~ 2000°C 
Food:
Alger, Bosmider, Cyclops, Fiske afkom, Hummer æg, Krill, Mysis, Plankton 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2019-05-01 13:29:33 

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(Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Kyphosus vaigensis belong to the Family „Kyphosidae“ it's body is grey with dusky dorsal and caudal fins. Darker grey to yellowish lines along scale rows. Sometimes with blotched pattern that is showing intermittently. Found over hard, algal coated bottoms of exposed surf-swept outer reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 24m.

Commonly distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa south to Algoa Bay, South Africa and eastward to the Hawaiian, Tuamoto, and throughout Micronesia. Not common in the aquarium trade.

Synonyms:
Khyphosus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Kyphosus bleekeri Fowler, 1933
Kyphosus gibsoni Ogilby, 1912
Kyphosus lembus (Cuvier, 1831)
Kyphosus vaigensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Pimelepterus lembus Cuvier, 1831
Pimelepterus marciac Cuvier, 1831
Pimelepterus ternatensis Bleeker, 1853
Pimelepterus vaigiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Pimelepterus waigiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Segutilum gibsoni Ogilby, 1912

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Kyphosidae (Family) > Kyphosinae (Subfamily) > Kyphosus (Genus) > Kyphosus vaigiensis (Species)

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