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Aphareus furca


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lexID:
3721 
AphiaID:
218470 
Scientific:
Aphareus furca 
German:
Gabelschwanz-Schnapper 
English:
Small Toothed Jobfish 
Category:
Snappere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Aphareus (Genus) > furca (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Tokelau, Somalia, Kiribati, Iran, Tuvalu, Tansania, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Comores, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Vietnam, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Lord Howe Island, Nauru, Panama, Yemen, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, India, Eritrea, Sudan, Brunei Darussalam, Réunion , Myanmar, Cambodia, Papua, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banggai øer, Bangladesh, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu , Øst Afrika, Østlige Stillehav 
Size:
25 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Skaldyr, Små fisk 
Tank:
~ 20000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-05-23 16:04:18 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Aphareus furca has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Aphareus furca in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Aphareus furca. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

(Lacepède, 1801)

Feed mainly on fishes, but also eats crustaceans

Reports of ciguatera poisoning!

Synonyms:
Aphareus caerulescens Cuvier, 1830
Aphareus flavivultus Jenkins, 1901
Aphareus furcatus (Lacepède, 1801) (misspelling)
Caranxomorus sacrestinus Lacepède, 1803
Labrus furca Lacepède, 1801

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lutjanidae (Family) > Aphareus (Genus) > Aphareus furca (Species)

External links

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