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Malacanthus latovittatus


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lexID:
3168 
AphiaID:
218377 
Scientific:
Malacanthus latovittatus 
German:
Torpedobarsch 
English:
Blue Blanquillo, Blue Tilefish, Sand Tilefish 
Category:
Torpedobars 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Malacanthidae (Family) > Malacanthus (Genus) > latovittatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Raja Amat, Kiribati, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, India, Yemen, Réunion , Mayotte, New South Wales, Papua, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Tansania, Vietnam, Niue, Comores, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banggai øer, Cook øerne, Egypten, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Ny Kaledonien, Okinawa , Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Ryukyu øerne, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 65 Meter 
Size:
35 cm - 45 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, granuleret foder, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 3000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 22:38:06 

Husbandry

(Lacepède, 1801)

Malacanthus latovittatus are found mostly on the outer reef. They swim often high above the ground to pry prey from the substrate with their excellent eyesight and then to capture them. Can be found alone or in pairs. As adults, they form monogamous pairs.

Synonyms:
Labrus latovittatus Lacepède, 1801
Malacanthus taeniatus Valenciennes, 1839
Malacanthus urichthys Fowler, 1904
Oceanops latovittatus (Lacepède, 1801)
Taenianotus latovittatus (Lacepède, 1802)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Malacanthidae (Family) > Malacanthinae (Subfamily) > Malacanthus (Genus) > Malacanthus latovittatus (Species)

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