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Acentronura tentaculata


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lexID:
5080 
Scientific:
Acentronura tentaculata 
German:
Haariges Zwerg-Nadelpferdchen 
English:
Shortpouch pygmy pipehorse 
Category:
Nålefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Acentronura (Genus) > tentaculata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1870 
Occurrence:
Tansania, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Nicobar Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Quatar, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Myanmar, Djibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, India, Somalia, Israel, Vietnam, Yemen, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Saudi Arabia, Irak, Suez-Kanal, Cambodia, Laccadive Sea, Mozambique, Papua, Brunei Darussalam, Spratly Islands, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bahrain, Bali, Bangladesh, Borneo, Egypten, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Java, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Persiske golf, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rødehavet, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Thailand, Timor, Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
5.5 cm - 6.3 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia Salina, Levende foder, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-11 09:26:23 

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Günther, 1870

Correct name concerning WoRMS: Acentronura tentaculata

Correct name concerning Fishbase: Acentronura breviperula
Acentronura tentaculata is a different species concerning Fishabse


Typically found on small and sparse seagrass or algae that grow adjacent to reefs at shallow to moderate depths.
Usually found in pairs. Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail

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