Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Tropic Marin All for Reef Whitecorals.com Korallen-Zucht aquariOOm.com

Translation in process
We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)

Plectorhinchus picus


Profile

lexID:
4575 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Plectorhinchus picus 
German:
Schwarzweiße Süßlippe 
English:
Painted Sweetlip, Blackspotted Sweetlip 
Category:
Gryntefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Haemulidae (Family) > Plectorhinchus (Genus) > picus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, 1828) 
Occurrence:
Lord Howe Island, Réunion , India, Tuvalu, Rapa, Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tonga 
Size:
70 cm - 84 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Krabber, Muslinger, Rejer, Skaldyr, Snegle, Stenhummer, Stenrejer 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-26 13:50:36 

Husbandry

(Cuvier, 1828)

Distribution:
Indo-Pacific: Seychelles to the Society Islands, north to Japan and south to Lord Howe and Rapa Islands. Rare or absent from most of the western Indian Ocean, but common in the Seychelles.

Biology:
Solitary species, found in lagoon and seaward reefs.
Adults usually under coral heads or in caves, while juveniles are found in shallow lagoons. Feeds on crustaceans and mollusks.
Generally marketed fresh.

Moderate to high vulnerability

Aquarium suitability: only for very large fish-aquariums /better left in the wild


Synonymised taxa:
Diagramma pica Cuvier, 1830
Gaterin picus (Cuvier, 1830)
Plectorhynchus picus (Cuvier, 1830) (misspelling)
Plectrorhynchus picus (Cuvier, 1830) (misspelling)

Pictures

Commonly

1
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all

Discussion

Last comment in the discussion about Plectorhinchus picus

Last comment in the discussion about Plectorhinchus picus