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Bothus mancus


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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 
Occurrence:
Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, Costa Rica, Panama, Mozambique, Clipperton Island, Hong Kong, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Midway Islands, Chile, Ogasawara Islands, Ecuador, Réunion , India, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Californiske golf, Cocos Island, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Påskeøen, Pitcairns øgruppen, Queensland, Revillagigedo, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tonga, USA, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
3 - 150 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 45cm 
Weight:
1,8 kg 
Temperature:
15°C - 27°C 
Food:
Skaldyr, Små fisk, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
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Last edit:
2017-05-12 13:11:29 

Husbandry

(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)

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