Trachinotus rhodopusis commonly referred to as Gafftopsail pompano. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8465 AphiaID: 273297 Scientific: Trachinotus rhodopus German: Stachelmakrele English: Gafftopsail Pompano Category: Markreller Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Trachinotus (Genus) > rhodopus (Species) Initial determination: Gill, 1863 Size: bis zu 61cm Temperature: 22°C - 28°C Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-06-04 20:30:43
Last edit: 2015-06-04 20:30:43
Trachinotus rhodopus inhabits inshore sandy areas and clear waters around reefs and rocky areas.
This pelagic species is often observed in large schools, feeding on zooplankton near the surface.
Gafftopsail pompano also feeds on a variety of invertebrate animals and fishes.
This species is found to a depth of 30 meters.
Trachynotus rhodopus Gill, 1863
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family) > Trachinotus (Genus) > Trachinotus rhodopus (Species)
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