Zeugopterus punctatusis commonly referred to as common topknot. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 4988 AphiaID: 127151 Scientific: Zeugopterus punctatus German: Harrbutt English: Common Topknot Category: Fladfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Scophthalmidae (Family) > Zeugopterus (Genus) > punctatus (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch, ), 1787 Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 4°C - 14°C Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Special thanks for the foto to Rudolf Svensen, Norway.
North Atlantic: Trondheim to the Bay of Biscay; including Newfoundland, Canada.
Lives on stony or rocky ground in the algal zone, and feeds on small fishes and crustaceans.
Spawns in March - June.
Pleuronectes punctatus Bloch, 1787
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