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Plectropomus maculatus

Plectropomus maculatusis commonly referred to as Spotted coralgrouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


Profilbild Urheber David C. Cook, Wonga Beach, Australia

© David C. Cook, Wonga Beach, Australia


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lexID:
5204 
AphiaID:
218267 
Scientific:
Plectropomus maculatus 
German:
Kinnstreifen-Forellenbarsch, Flecken-Forellenbarsch 
English:
Spotted Coralgrouper 
Category:
Havbarser 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Plectropomus (Genus) > maculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1790 
Size:
60 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-03-27 20:17:32 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Plectropomus maculatus 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 Plectropomus maculatus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Plectropomus maculatus. 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:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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(Bloch, 1790)

Special thanks for the fotos to Johnny Jensen from Danmark.

The spotted coralgrouper lives in rich coral reefs with different algaes and feeds on small fish and crustaceans and squids.

Better left in the wildness.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning, Status of IUCN Red List: Near Threatened!

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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