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Neatypus obliquus

Neatypus obliquusis commonly referred to as Western Footballer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Neatypus obliquus (c) by De Jong Marinelife


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lexID:
7141 
AphiaID:
281638 
Scientific:
Neatypus obliquus 
German:
Ruderfisch 
English:
Western Footballer 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Kyphosidae (Family) > Neatypus (Genus) > obliquus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Waite, 1905 
Size:
bis zu 22cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-05-12 12:33:44 

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Neatypus obliquus Waite, 1905

Neatypus obliquus, the Western Footballer, is a species of sea chub endemic to southern reefs of Australia where it can be found down to depths of 30 metres (98 ft). It can also be found in the aquarium trade.

They reach a maximum length of 22 centimetres
The feed on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton.

Scientific classification:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Superfamily: Percoidea
Family: Kyphosidae
Subfamily: Microcanthinae
Genus: Neatypus
Waite, 1905
Species: N. obliquus
Binomial name
Neatypus obliquus
Waite, 1905

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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