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Symphodus tinca


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lexID:
4562 
AphiaID:
273575 
Scientific:
Symphodus tinca 
German:
Pfauen-Lippfisch 
English:
East Atlantic Peacock Wrasse, Peacock Wrasse 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Symphodus (Genus) > tinca (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Portugal, Israel, Northern Africa, Tunesien, Morocco, Russland, Straße von Gibralta, Algeriet, Egypten, Europæiske kyster, Middelhavet, Sortehavet, Spanien 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 44 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Krabber, Krill, Muslinge kød, Muslinger, Mysis, Skaldyr, Søpindsvin, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 3000 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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-23 20:00:46 

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Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Spain to Morocco including the Mediterranean and Black Sea.

Biology
Adults are found near rocks mainly in eel-grass beds, sometimes in salty lagoons. Often gregarious. Oviparous.

Nest of seaweed built and kept by male with one or more females spawning. Feed on sea urchins, ophiuroids, bivalves, shrimps and crabs.
Rate of growth is slow.
Undergoes sex reversal.

Synonymised taxa:
Symphodus tinca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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