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Cantherhines pullus

Cantherhines pullusis commonly referred to as Orangespotted filefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 800 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4491 
AphiaID:
159493 
Scientific:
Cantherhines pullus 
German:
Schwanzfleckfeilenfisch 
English:
Orangespotted Filefish 
Category:
Filfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Cantherhines (Genus) > pullus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ranzani, ), 1842 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
14 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 800 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-10-12 09:51:49 

Info

(Ranzani, 1842)
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southeastern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea.

Found in shallow water and around coral and rocky reefs.

Feeds on bottom growth, primarily sponge and algae, but stomach often contain tunicates, bryozoans and other sessile benthic invertebrates.

The young are pelagic and highly important food items in the diet of large predaceous fishes such as tunas and billfishes.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Commonly

Foto: Cristelle Condominium, Fort Lauderdale, USA
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Orangespotted Filefish, Cantherhines pullus, 2015
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Orangespotted Filefish, Cantherhines pullus, 2015
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Copyright Wolfram Sander, Havana, Kuba
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© Dr. Peter Wirtz
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copyright Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
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