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Profile lexID: 9963 AphiaID: 279209 Scientific: Pteragogus aurigarius German: Zwerglippfisch English: Wrasse Category: Gylter Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Pteragogus (Genus) > aurigarius (Species) Initial determination: (Richardson, ), 1845 Occurrence: Filippinerne, Japan, Kina, Korea, Taiwan Sea depth: 7 - 20 Meter Size: 15 cm - 17 cm Temperature: 0°C - 27°C Food: Zoobenthos, invertebrater, zooplankton 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: Data deficient (DD) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2016-10-01 20:10:24
Last edit: 2016-10-01 20:10:24
Pteragogus aurigarius is found in algal beds and rocky reefs is found in marine protected areas.
The wrasse is a protogynous sex changer.
Pteragogus aurigarius is caught as food in Japan and Korea and is considered a tasty fish. It is not known to be collected in the aquarium trade.
Crenilabrus spilogaster Bleeker, 1854
Ctenolabrus aurigarius Richardson, 1845
Ctenolabrus rubellio Richardson, 1845
Duymaeria japonica Bleeker, 1856
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Pteragogus (Genus) > Pteragogus aurigarius (Species)
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