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Trichonotus elegans


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lexID:
4102 
AphiaID:
279119 
Scientific:
Trichonotus elegans 
German:
Sandtaucher 
English:
Long-rayed Sand-diver 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Trichonotidae (Family) > Trichonotus (Genus) > elegans (Species) 
Initial determination:
Shimada & Yoshino, 1984 
Occurrence:
Raja Amat, Papua, Maumere, Bali, Fiji, Guam, Indiske Hav, West, Indonesia, Japan, Korallhavet, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Ryukyu Øyene, Stillehavet, Vest, Sumatra 
Sea depth:
10 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 18cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
dyreplankton, For-Spesialist 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-09-18 18:36:15 

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Trichonotus elegans Shimada & Yoshino, 1984
Long-rayed sand-diver

Found in coastal reef slopes and deep outer reef lagoons in current channels. Usually in large groups with several large males. Found hovering above sandy slopes. Usually forms a harem of one male-phase fish and about a dozen female-phase fish. Normally buried when no current is running

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Perciformes (Perch-likes) >
Trichonotidae (Sanddivers)

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