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Sunagocia otaitensis

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lexID:
4153 
AphiaID:
282911 
Scientific:
Sunagocia otaitensis 
German:
Krokodilfisch 
English:
Fringelip Flathead 
Category:
Krokodillefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Sunagocia (Genus) > otaitensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Marquesas Islands, Caroline Island, Comores, Mozambique, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Réunion , India, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Cook øerne, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Foderrejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk 
Tank:
~ 15000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-21 12:15:16 

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Sunagocia otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)
Fringelip flathead

Inhabits sand and rubble areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. The species buries itself in the sand for camouflage. Feeds on crabs and prawns, also on fishes.

Synonyms:
Callionymus barffi Curtis, 1944
Cottus otaitensis Cuvier, 1829
Eurycephalus otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)
Platycephalus malayanus Bleeker, 1854
Platycephalus otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)
Platycephalus variolosus Günther, 1876
Platycephalus variolusus Günther, 1876
Thysanophrys malayanus (Bleeker, 1854)
Thysanophrys otaitensis (Cuvier, 1829)
Thysanophrys papillolabium Schultz, 1966

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephaloidei (Suborder) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Sunagocia (Genus) > Sunagocia otaitensis (Species)



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