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Acanthostracion notacanthus

Acanthostracion notacanthusis commonly referred to as Island cowfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended.


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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 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-15 14:00:55 

Info

(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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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