Brotula barbatais commonly referred to as Goatsbeard brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 20000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 4388 AphiaID: 159067 Scientific: Brotula barbata German: Bartmännchen English: Goatsbeard Brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Ophidiiformes (Order) > Ophidiidae (Family) > Brotula (Genus) > barbata (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 Sea depth: - 650 Meter Size: 30 cm - 90 cm Weight: 8,5 kg Temperature: 0°C - 25°C Tank: ~ 20000 Liter Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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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Created: 2012-05-15 08:30:01
Last edit: 2020-01-18 17:33:18
A nocturnal species, rarely seen for it lives in caves and crevices during the day and periodically emerges from cover at night to feed on crustaceans, mainly crabs, and fishes.
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
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