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Paranthias furcifer

Paranthias furciferis commonly referred to as Creole-fish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4486 
AphiaID:
282084 
Scientific:
Paranthias furcifer 
German:
Kreolenbarsch 
English:
Creole-fish 
Category:
Anthias'er 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Paranthias (Genus) > furcifer (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1828 
Sea depth:
8 - 100 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 3000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-09 16:11:11 

Info

(Valenciennes, 1828)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Ascension Island and Gulf of Guinea islands of Principe, São Tomé, and Annobon. Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Campeche Bank, and throughout the Caribbean (except in northern Bahamas) to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Inhabits coral reefs and hard bottom areas.

Feeds mainly in midwater on zooplankton (copepods, pelagic tunicates, shrimps and shrimp larvae).

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Commonly

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