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Canthigaster capistrata

Canthigaster capistratais commonly referred to as Macaronesian sharpnose-puffer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 700 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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lexID:
5048 
AphiaID:
234105 
Scientific:
Canthigaster capistrata 
German:
Makaronesischer Spitzkopfkugelfisch 
English:
Macaronesian Sharpnose-puffer 
Category:
Kuglefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > capistrata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lowe, ), 1839 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 700 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-20 13:30:25 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthigaster capistrata has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthigaster capistrata in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster capistrata. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Macaronesian sharpnose-puffer

Eastern Central Atlantic: known from oceanic islands.

Synonym:
Tetrodon capistratus Lowe, 1839

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > Canthigaster capistrata (Species)

External links

  1. Medslugs Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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By Theo Modder - http://fishbase.us/Photos/ThumbnailsSummary.php?ID=61212#, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26286815
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Von Philippe Guillaume - originally posted to Flickr as too late..., CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8247323
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Copyright zsispeo, Foto: Fuerteventura, Kanarische Inseln
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Canthigaster capistrata  (c) by Dr. Peter Wirtz
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Canthigaster capistrata	 (c) by Dr. Peter Wirtz,
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