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Halichoeres discolor


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lexID:
8223 
AphiaID:
275762 
Scientific:
Halichoeres discolor 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Cocos Wrasse 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > discolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bussing, 1983 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Columbia, Cocos Island 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Krill, Mysis, Würmer , zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-04-04 16:29:59 

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Bussing, 1983

Very special thanks for the first two photos of Halichoeres discolor to Dr. Ross Robertson, Australia.

He has taken the photos at Cocos-Island (Costa Rica), where the wrasse occurs in areas with live coral in a depth of 4 to 30 meters.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > Halichoeres discolor (Species)

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