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Pteragogus aurigarius

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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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-01 20:10:24 

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(Richardson, 1845)

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.

Synonyme:
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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