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Monacanthus tuckeri

Monacanthus tuckeriis commonly referred to as Slender Filefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4468 
AphiaID:
159499 
Scientific:
Monacanthus tuckeri 
German:
Schlanker Feilenfisch 
English:
Slender Filefish 
Category:
Filfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Monacanthus (Genus) > tuckeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bean, 1906 
Sea depth:
2 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-28 17:08:55 

Info

Bean, 1906

Distribution
Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Antilles. Reported from northern South America.

Found over sandy and rocky bottoms.
Drifts among gorgonians.
Feeds on algae and invertebrates.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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