Aesopia cornutais commonly referred to as Unicorn sole. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 5000 AphiaID: 219819 Scientific: Aesopia cornuta German: Einhornzunge English: Unicorn Sole Category: Fladfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Soleidae (Family) > Aesopia (Genus) > cornuta (Species) Initial determination: Kaup, 1858 Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 2000 Liter Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 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 to DeJong Marinelife for the first foto.
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, Mozambique, South Africa, India and Japan. Reported from Indonesia and northwestern Australia.
Found in coastal waters, on sand or mud bottoms to at least 100 m.
Coryphaesopia cornuta (Kaup, 1858)
Coryphaesopia cornuta barnardi Chabanaud, 1934
Synaptura cornuta (Kaup, 1858)
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