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Bothus mancus

Bothus mancusis commonly referred to as Flowery flounder, Peacock flounder. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Peacock Flounder - Bothus mancus, Aceh Indonseia 2015


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lexID:
4465 
AphiaID:
219796 
Scientific:
Bothus mancus 
German:
Fasanbutt 
English:
Flowery Flounder, Peacock Flounder 
Category:
Fladfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Bothidae (Family) > Bothus (Genus) > mancus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Broussonet, ), 1782 
Sea depth:
3 - 150 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 45cm 
Weight:
1,8 kg 
Temperature:
15°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-12 13:11:29 

Info

(Broussonet, 1782)

Distribution:
Indo-Pacific: in tropical waters, from South Africa to Hawaii and Easter Island, north to southern Japan and south to Lord Howe Island. Eastern Pacific: Revillagigedo, Clipperton and Cocos islands.

Inhabit sandy bottoms of coastal coral reefs.
Feed on fishes, crabs and shrimps.

Requires large fish-only systems designed for its needs/best left in the wild.


Synonyms:
Crossorhombus macroptera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Platophrys mancus (Broussonet, 1782)
Pleuronectes barffi Curtis, 1944
Pleuronectes mancus Broussonet, 1782
Rhombus macropterus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Bothidae (Family) > Bothus (Genus) > Bothus mancus (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Peacock Flounder - Bothus mancus, Aceh Indonseia 2015
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Bothus mancus, La Reunion 2012
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Copyright Dr. J. E. Randall, Molokini, Hawaii
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Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto Malediven
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Bothus mancus; Aufnahme Malediven
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Bothus mancus; Aufnahme Malediven
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Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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copyright Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
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