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Profile lexID: 11344 Scientific: Enneapterygius tutuilae German: Spitzkopf-Schleimfisch English: High Hat Triplefin, Rosy-cheek Threefin, Highfin Triplefin, High-hat Triplefin Category: Kvabber Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Enneapterygius (Genus) > tutuilae (Species) Initial determination: Jordan & Seale, 1906 Occurrence: , Line Islands , Tuvalu , Moluccas , Northern Mariana Islands , Tokelau , Wake Atoll , Ambon , Caroline Island , Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat , Somalia , the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands , United States Minor Outlying Islands , Moorea , Ashmore and Cartier Islands , Ogasawara Islands , Howland Island , Réunion , Niue , Sudan , Komodo (Komodo Island) , Nauru , Phoenix Islands , the Society Islands , Saudi Arabia , India , Kiribati Amerikansk Samoa, Australia, Bali, Banggai-øyene, Christmas Islands, Cook-Island, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Korallhavet, Madagaskar, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Okinawa, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Queensland, Rødehavet, Samoa, Solomonøyene, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu, Øst-Afrika Sea depth: 1 - 55 Meter Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: 24°C - 29°C Food: Alger, virvelløse dyr 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2018-01-20 13:59:54
Last edit: 2018-01-22 17:16:03
Very special thanks for the first two photos of Enneapterygius tutuilae to Jim Greenfield, UK.
Jim has taken his photos at Ambon Bay, Moluccas, Indonesia, thanks a lot, Jim!
Enneapterygius tutuilae is widespread from the eastern Indian Ocean to the central Pacificis an found in a variety of coral and rocky reef habitats including intertidal pools, reef outcrops and on sponges.
Large individuals of Enneapterygius tutuilae often have a conspicuous dark spot on the upper middle part of the second dorsal fin that is connected to a band extending down the sides, about 5 darker bars on body, a red snout and lower head; dorsal fin tall, white in males.
Source: Fishes of Australia
Enneapterygius altipinnis Clark, 1980
Enneapterygius altipinnus Clark, 1980
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