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Chilomycterus reticulatus


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lexID:
7308 
AphiaID:
219964 
Scientific:
Chilomycterus reticulatus 
German:
Igelfisch 
English:
Spotfin Burrfish 
Category:
Pindsvinefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Diodontidae (Family) > Chilomycterus (Genus) > reticulatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Columbia, Zirkumsubtropisch, Ecuador, Portugal, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Cuba, Costa Rica, Tansania, São Tomé e Principé, El Salvador, Peru, Northern Mariana Islands, Comores, Chile, Réunion , Namibia, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Guatemala, Panama, Northern Africa, Australien, Bermuda, Brasilien, Galapagos, Hawaii, Honduras, Indonesien, Japan, Kap Verde, Kina, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Mikronesien , Nicaragua, Palau, Påskeøen, Saint Helena, Spanien, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Tonga, USA, Ækvator 
Size:
30 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, invertebrater, Krabber, Rejer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-04 13:21:22 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Chilomycterus reticulatus lives in the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic, Indian- and Pacific oceans and it feeds on hard-shelled invertebrates in a depth range of 20 - 100m.

Venomous!


Synonyms:
Chilomycteris reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chilomycterus affinis Günther, 1870
Chilomycterus atinga (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chilomycterus atringa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Diodon atringa Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon reticulatus Linnaeus, 1758
Diodon tigrinus Cuvier, 1818
Euchilomycterus quadradicatus Waite, 1900

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Diodontidae (Family) > Chilomycterus (Genus)

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