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Cephalopholis nigri

Cephalopholis nigriis commonly referred to as Niger hind. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4645 
AphiaID:
279151 
Scientific:
Cephalopholis nigri 
German:
Juwelen-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Niger Hind 
Category:
Havbarser 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > nigri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1859 
Size:
20 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 22°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-16 19:29:41 

Info

(Günther, 1859)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Lobito, Angola, including the Canary Islands (Tenerife).

Biology
Occurs in mud, sand, and rock bottom.
Feed on small fishes and crustaceans.

Cephalopholis nigri is a relatively common species, but is not very abundant through its range.

Human uses
Fisheries: of no interest

Synonymised taxa:
Epinephelus nigri (Günther, 1859)
Petrometopon nigri (Günther, 1859)
Serranus lineo-ocellatus Guichenot, 1861
Serranus nigri Günther, 1859

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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