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Acanthostracion notacanthus


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lexID:
4733 
AphiaID:
127410 
Scientific:
Acanthostracion notacanthus 
German:
Kofferfisch 
English:
Island Cowfish 
Category:
Kuffertfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Ostraciidae (Family) > Acanthostracion (Genus) > notacanthus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1863 
Occurrence:
Ghana, São Tomé e Principé, Angola, Azorerne, Saint Helena, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Sponges, Sea weed, Sea squirts, Alger, invertebrater, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-15 14:00:55 

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(Bleeker, 1863)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Azores, St. Helena and Ascension islands, Ghana, and Angola. Reported from Sao Tome Island. Mediterranean.

Biology:
Found over rocks, rubble and sand, mainly around islands.

Synonymisedc taxa:
Lactophrys notacanthus (Bleeker, 1863)
Ostracion notacanthus Bleeker, 1863
Ostracion quadricornis notacanthus Bleeker, 1863

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