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Petroscirtes mitratus


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lexID:
67 
Scientific:
Petroscirtes mitratus 
German:
Säbelzahnschleimfisch 
English:
Floral blenny 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blenniidae (Family) > Petroscirtes (Genus) > mitratus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rüppell, 1830 
Occurrence:
the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), India, Réunion , Kiribati, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Jordan, Mozambique, Papua, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Comores, Andamanhavet, Arabiske hav, Australien, Bahrain, Cargados-Carajos, Egypten, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu , Øst Afrika 
Size:
7 cm - 8 cm 
Temperature:
22,5°C - 29,3°C 
Food:
Alger, Artemia, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, Skaldyr, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2004-11-01 18:58:44 

Husbandry

Rüppell, 1830

This blenny lives on sandy areas and algae meadows in the ocean. He likes a similar habitat in the tank. Will be shy when he is kept together with fishes which are not as quiet as he is.

Synonyms:
Petrocirtes mitratus Rüppell, 1830
Petroscirtes barbatus Peters, 1855
Petroscirtes marmoratus Liénard, 1891
Petroskirtes barbatus Peters, 1855
Petroskirtes marmoratus Bleeker, 1875

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Blennioidei (Suborder) > Blenniidae (Family) > Blenniinae (Subfamily) > Petroscirtes (Genus) > Petroscirtes mitratus (Species)

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