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Cymolutes torquatus


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lexID:
9158 
AphiaID:
218966 
Scientific:
Cymolutes torquatus 
German:
Messerlippfisch 
English:
Finescale Razorfish , Razor Wrasse,Collared Knifefish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cymolutes (Genus) > torquatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1840 
Occurrence:
Comores, Mozambique, Lembeh Strait, Australien, Centrale stillehav, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Marshall øerne, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Seychellerne, Sulawesi, Sydlige Stillehav, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika, Østlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Size:
15 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-13 19:53:03 

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Cymolutes torquatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Cymolutes torquatus, commonly known as Finescale razorfish or Collared knifefish is a solitary species,lives over sandy bottom of reef flats and shallow sandy lagoons,in estuaries, to a depth of 2-20 m. This razorfish feeds on benthic invertebrates.

This Razor wrasse is capable of diving into sand when disturb.

Synonym:
Xyrichthys torquatus

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