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Thalassoma ballieui


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lexID:
9651 
AphiaID:
273577 
Scientific:
Thalassoma ballieui 
German:
Schwarzschwanz-Junker 
English:
Ballieu's Wrasse, Blacktail Wrasse, Old Woman Wrasse 
Category:
Gylter 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > ballieui (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Vaillant & Sauvage, ), 1875 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Hawaii, Johnston Atollen 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
22,5°C - 28,0°C 
Food:
Carrion, Detritus, invertebrater, Krabber, Muslinger, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Søstjerner, Stenhummer, Taskekrabber 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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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More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-01 16:35:35 

Husbandry

(Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)

The Blacktail wrasse is an inquisitive, pugnacious species and locally common on shallow reefs where it feeds upon invertebrates.

Juveniles are greenish-yellow with reddish brown scale edges, adults grayish-brown with dark scale edges, males with a dark head, tail and pectoral fins.

Remarks: The wrasse will attains 15 inches!!

Synonyms:
Julis ballieui Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875
Julis obscura Günther, 1880
Julis verticalis Smith & Swain, 1882

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > Thalassoma ballieui (Species)

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