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Canthigaster ocellicincta

Canthigaster ocellicinctais commonly referred to as Shy toby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 800 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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A Shy Toby, Canthigaster ocellicincta, in western Fiji. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike


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lexID:
6567 
AphiaID:
275261 
Scientific:
Canthigaster ocellicincta 
German:
Kugelfisch 
English:
Shy Toby 
Category:
Kuglefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > ocellicincta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Allen & Randall, 1977 
Size:
bis zu 7.5cm 
Temperature:
36°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 800 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-01-06 14:50:51 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthigaster ocellicincta has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthigaster ocellicincta in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster ocellicincta. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Canthigaster ocellicincta

Infos are from the Fishbase Website, for more Information click to the Link Section.

Inhabits invertebrate-rich inshore reef to outer reef walls where usually in caves in depths of about 25 meters or more. Found singly or in pairs and on one occasion a small groups was observed among plate-corals on soft bottom

One Synonym:
Canthigaster ocellicauda

Systematik
Acanthomorphata
Stachelflosser (Euacanthomorphacea)
Barschverwandte (Percomorphaceae)
Ordnung: Kugelfischverwandte (Tetraodontiformes)
Familie: Kugelfische (Tetraodontidae)
Gattung: Spitzkopfkugelfische
Wissenschaftlicher Name
Canthigaster
Swainson, 1839

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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A Shy Toby, Canthigaster ocellicincta, in western Fiji. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
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Canthigaster ocellicincta (c) by De Jong Marinelife
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