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Choerodon robustus

Choerodon robustusis commonly referred to as Robust tuskfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. A aquarium size of at least 4500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Richard und Mary Field, Malta

Copyright, Richard Field, Foto: Musandam, Golf von Oman, 1998


Courtesy of the author Richard und Mary Field, Malta

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lexID:
9647 
AphiaID:
218950 
Scientific:
Choerodon robustus 
German:
Robuster Lippfisch 
English:
Robust Tuskfish 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Choerodon (Genus) > robustus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1862 
Sea depth:
40 - 250 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 35 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 21°C 
Tank:
~ 4500 Liter 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-28 16:30:34 

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Choerodon robustus (Günther, 1862)
Robust tuskfish

Many thanks to Keith Wilson for the wonderful üicture for the reeflex site.

Usually solitary.. Found on deeper coral and rocky reefs. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey including crustaceans, mollusks and sea urchins.


Synonymised names:
Choerodon pescadoresis Yu, 1968
Choerops dodecacanthus Bleeker, 1868
Cossyphus maxillosus Guichenot, 1865
Xiphochilus robustus Günther, 1862


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

External links

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

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Copyright, Richard Field,  Foto: Musandam, Golf von Oman, 1998
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Copyright , Richard Field, Foto: Musandam, Golf von Oman, 2002
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Choerodon robustus  (c) by Keith Wilson
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