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Canthigaster callisterna

Canthigaster callisternais commonly referred to as Clown toado, Clown Toby. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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lexID:
8447 
AphiaID:
275248 
Scientific:
Canthigaster callisterna 
German:
Clown-Spitzkopfkugelfisch 
English:
Clown Toado, Clown Toby 
Category:
Kuglefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > callisterna (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ogilby, ), 1889 
Sea depth:
4 - 250 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 15:37:44 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthigaster callisterna has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthigaster callisterna in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster callisterna. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

(Ogilby, 1889)

The Clown toado inhabits clear coastal and offshore reefs, often in pairs, down to 250 meters.
Juvenile pufferfishs hide in caves or along reef walls

Synonyms:
Canthigaster callisternus (Ogilby, 1889)
Tetrodon callisternus Ogilby, 1889

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > Canthigaster callisterna (Species)

External links

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

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