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Platybelone argalus argalus

Platybelone argalus argalusis commonly referred to as Keeltail needlefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7029 
AphiaID:
293709 
Scientific:
Platybelone argalus argalus 
German:
Hornhecht 
English:
Keeltail Needlefish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beloniformes (Order) > Belonidae (Family) > Platybelone (Genus) > argalus argalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lesueur, ), 1821 
Sea depth:
0 - 2 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-15 21:53:13 

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Platybelone argalus argalus (Lesueur, 1821)
Keeltail needlefish

The keeltail needlefish, sometimes called the keeled needlefish, is a tropical fish of the family Belonidae .Feeds mainly on small fishes. Nothing for Home Reeftanks.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Belonidae
Genus: Platybelone
Fowler, 1919
Species: P. argalus
Binomial name
Platybelone argalus
(Lesueur, 1821)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 13.05.2021.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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