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Abalistes stellatus

Abalistes stellatusis commonly referred to as Starry Triggerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. Robert A. Patzner, Österreich

Foto: Milne Bay, Papua-Neuguinea

September 2000
Courtesy of the author Dr. Robert A. Patzner, Österreich

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lexID:
4440 
AphiaID:
219873 
Scientific:
Abalistes stellatus 
German:
Sternendrückerfisch 
English:
Starry Triggerfish 
Category:
Aftrækkerfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Abalistes (Genus) > stellatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Anonymous, ), 1798 
Sea depth:
7 - 350 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-30 21:27:20 

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Inhabits mud and silt sand bottoms.

Adults on deep coastal slopes and usually seen swimming high above the bottom, sometimes found in estuaries.

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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