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Iniistius pentadactylus


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lexID:
5634 
AphiaID:
312553 
Scientific:
Iniistius pentadactylus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Fivefinger Razorfish, Fivefinger Wrasse, Red-spot Razor Wrasse 
Category:
Leppefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Iniistius (Genus) > pentadactylus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Réunion , Somalia, India, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Mozambique, Andaman, Australia, Christmas Islands, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Filippinene, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Mauritius, Papa Ny Guinea, Queensland, Seychellene, Sri Lanka, Stillehavet, Vest, Syd-Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Øst-Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Frozen food (small sorts), Amphipods, Daphnia Salina, Forreker, Frossenmat , Krepsdyr, Krill, Levendefor, Mysis, Reker, Rock shrimps, virvelløse dyr 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Vanskelig 
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:
2018-10-26 10:28:06 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Correct name concerning Fishbase: Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Correct name concerning WoRMS: Xyrichtys virens Valenciennes, 1840

Found over sandy bottoms of coastal areas and in areas with some seagrass or algae.

Usually in large spread-out groups on upper slopes of sand and mud banks with males defending its section that has numerous females .
When threatened, it dives head-first into sand; may take some time to emerge again. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including mollusks and crustaceans.

Text source: Fishbase

Synyonyms:
Coryphaena pentadactyla Linnaeus, 1758
Hemipteronotus pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Novocula sexmaculata Valenciennes, 1840
Xirichtys cyanirostris Guérin-Méneville, 1829
Xyrichtys pentadactylos (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Xyrichtys pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cheilininae (Subfamily) > Iniistius (Genus)

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