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Mulloidichthys martinicus

Mulloidichthys martinicusis commonly referred to as Yellow Goatfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3439 
AphiaID:
277991 
Scientific:
Mulloidichthys martinicus 
German:
Gelbe Meerbarbe 
English:
Yellow Goatfish 
Category:
Muller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > martinicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Sea depth:
0 - 49 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 39cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-17 21:34:29 

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Mulloidichthys martinicus, also known as the Yellow Goatfish, ist widely found in to the Western Atlantic. From Bermuda and Florida to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Most to be found in Lagoons, reef faces and frontal reef slopes, at depths between 1 and 49 meters.

The Yellow Goatfish has a bright yellow to beige body with a distinctive yellow stripe from the eye to the tail fin. The tail is yellow. It feeds on benthic invertebrates.

Class: Osteichthyes
Order: Perciformes
Family: Mullidae
Genus: Mulloidichthys
Species: Mulloidichthys martinicus

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