Pareques violais commonly referred to as Gungo highhat. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 800 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 6546 AphiaID: 282144 Scientific: Pareques viola German: Ritterfisch English: Gungo Highhat Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sciaenidae (Family) > Pareques (Genus) > viola (Species) Initial determination: (Gilbert, ), 1898 Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 800 Liter Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Adults are secretive nocturnal fish that hide under ledges by day and come out only at night to feed on the epifauna of the substrate. The adults sometimes form large inactive aggregations in caves, but little or no feeding occurs. Schools of juveniles appear only in the summer.
Eques viola Gilbert, 1898
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sciaenidae (Family) > Pareques (Genus) > Pareques viola (Species)
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