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Paranthias furcifer


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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 
Occurrence:
Haiti, Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Sea depth:
8 - 100 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
Cyclops, Foderrejer, invertebrater, Krill, Levende foder, Mysis, Rejer, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 3000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-09 16:11:11 

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(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).

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