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Rhinecanthus cinereus


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lexID:
5487 
AphiaID:
219889 
Scientific:
Rhinecanthus cinereus 
German:
Mauritius-Drückerfisch 
English:
Mauritius Triggerfish 
Category:
Aftrækkerfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Rhinecanthus (Genus) > cinereus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bonnaterre, ), 1788 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Maldiverne, Mauritius , Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Size:
16.5 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Flagefoder, invertebrater, Krill, Muslinge kød, Mysis, Rejer, Stenrejer 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-19 18:02:13 

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The Mauritius triggerfish, Rhinecanthus cinereus, is one of seven species in the genus of Picasso triggerfish. Known only from the Western Indian Ocean, we’ve actually never seen the Mauritius triggerfish in person and the image above is the only one of a living, colorful specimen that we know of.

Read more: http://reefbuilders.com/2011/02/02/mauritius-triggerfish-rhinecanthus-cinereus/#ixzz2TlBeGDBp

Classification:

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

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