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Forsterygion malcolmi


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lexID:
4655 
AphiaID:
280797 
Scientific:
Forsterygion malcolmi 
German:
"Gefleckter" Dreiflossen-Schleimfisch 
English:
Mottled Triplefin 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Forsterygion (Genus) > malcolmi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hardy, 1987 
Occurrence:
New Zealand, Sydlige Stillehav, Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
bis zu 12.2cm 
Temperature:
11°C - 20°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, invertebrater, Krill, Muslinger, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Snegle, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-19 18:46:08 

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Hardy, 1987

Distribution:
Southwest Pacific: endemic to New Zealand.

Biology:
Occurs in low tide pools and subtidal areas. Prefers overhangs and holes containing sponges and bryozoans.
Juveniles are found in shallow waters, while adults are more abundant in deeper waters.
Feeds mainly on crustaceans and small gastropods.

Low vulnerability.

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