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Pterois russelii


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lexID:
5256 
Scientific:
Pterois russelii 
German:
Russels Feuerfisch 
English:
Plaintail turkeyfish , Spotless butterfly-cod 
Category:
Stenfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Pterois (Genus) > russelii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bennett, 1831 
Occurrence:
Somalia, Brunei Darussalam, Yemen, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Vietnam, Mozambique, India, Myanmar, Tansania, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bangladesh, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Papua NeuGuinea , Persiske golf, Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Blæksprutte, Fiske afkom, invertebrater, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
erfarne reserveret akvarister 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-13 20:50:42 

Toxicity


Pterois russelii is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pterois russelii, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

Bennett, 1831

Special thanks for the photo to Heinz Mahler, reefdreams.de.
He has taken the photo in Bali.

Habitat:
Found on muddy substrates, from well-protected shallow estuaries to quiet, deep offshore reefs.

This species is distinguished by having no spots on the median fins and generally, its shorter dorsal spines.

Threat to humans: Venomous, poisonous
Source: fishbase

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