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Thalassoma loxum

Thalassoma loxumis commonly referred to as Slant-band wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7339 
AphiaID:
273583 
Scientific:
Thalassoma loxum 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Slant-band Wrasse 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > loxum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Mee, 1994 
Sea depth:
1 - 2 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 18cm 
Temperature:
26°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-08 17:27:02 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Thalassoma loxum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Thalassoma loxum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Thalassoma loxum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Info

Randall & Mee, 1994

Thalassoma loxum lives in the Gulf of Oman and around Socotra Island in the western Indian Ocean.

The fish is not very common and occurs in shallow reef in a depth form two meters.

Unfortunately there are no detailed information about the habitat, its behavior and the nutrition.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Corinae (Subfamily) > Thalassoma (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Webpage Richard Field (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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