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Iniistius pentadactylus

Iniistius pentadactylusis commonly referred to as Fivefinger razorfish, Fivefinger wrasse, Red-spot razor wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5634 
AphiaID:
312553 
Scientific:
Iniistius pentadactylus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Fivefinger Razorfish, Fivefinger Wrasse, Red-spot Razor Wrasse 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Iniistius (Genus) > pentadactylus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2018-10-26 10:28:06 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Correct name concerning Fishbase: Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Correct name concerning WoRMS: Xyrichtys virens Valenciennes, 1840

Found over sandy bottoms of coastal areas and in areas with some seagrass or algae.

Usually in large spread-out groups on upper slopes of sand and mud banks with males defending its section that has numerous females .
When threatened, it dives head-first into sand; may take some time to emerge again. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including mollusks and crustaceans.

Text source: Fishbase

Synyonyms:
Coryphaena pentadactyla Linnaeus, 1758
Hemipteronotus pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Novocula sexmaculata Valenciennes, 1840
Xirichtys cyanirostris Guérin-Méneville, 1829
Xyrichtys pentadactylos (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Xyrichtys pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cheilininae (Subfamily) > Iniistius (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage Ole Johann Brett (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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