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Profile 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: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2012-09-19 18:46:08
Last edit: 2012-09-19 18:46:08
Southwest Pacific: endemic to New Zealand.
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.
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