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Antennarius sp. 02

Antennarius sp. 02is commonly referred to as frogfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended.


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Antennarius sp. (c) by De Jong Marinelife


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lexID:
6564 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Antennarius sp. 02 
German:
Anglerfisch 
English:
Frogfish 
Category:
Tudsefisk 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Antennarius (Genus) > sp. 02 (Species) 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-01-05 13:55:14 

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Frogfish have a big adaptability according to their environment. This of course is for disguising. The frogfish will poise unmoved for hours waiting for prey.
Frogfish use their first dorsal fin spike, that is remodeled to a rod, to catch their prey.
When the prey is snapping after the rod, the frogfish sucks it into its mouth.
Unfortunately, frogfish are very difficult to specify.

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Antennarius sp. (c) by De Jong Marinelife
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