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Opistognathus muscatensis

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Opistognathus muscatensis (c) by Keith Wilson

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lexID:
9623 
AphiaID:
219137 
Scientific:
Opistognathus muscatensis 
German:
Muscat Brunnenbauer 
English:
Robust Jawfish 
Category:
Kæbefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) > muscatensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Boulenger, 1888 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Mozambique, Irak, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Kenya, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika 
Size:
30 cm - 45 cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 24°C 
Food:
Artemia, Cyclops, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-07 14:23:16 

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Opistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888

Many thank to Keith Wilson for the wonderful picture.

This species is occasionally encountered in the fish market and its flesh is reported to be relatively good. It is taken incidentally in bottom trawls and by hook and line at 30-50 m

Synonymised names:
Ophisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Opisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Opistignathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) >

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