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Upeneus oligospilus

Upeneus oligospilusis commonly referred to as Short-fin goatfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7356 
AphiaID:
304024 
Scientific:
Upeneus oligospilus 
German:
Meerbarbe 
English:
Short-fin Goatfish 
Category:
Muller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Upeneus (Genus) > oligospilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lachner, 1954 
Size:
bis zu 17cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Upeneus asymmetricus
  • Upeneus australiae
  • Upeneus davidaromi
  • Upeneus doriae
  • Upeneus filifer
  • Upeneus francisi
  • Upeneus guttatus
  • Upeneus heemstra
  • Upeneus indicus
  • Upeneus itoui
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-10 15:13:22 

Info

Lachner, 1954

Short-fin goatfish lives in shallow reefs in a depth down to 13 meters, where the goatfish burrows in the sand, hunting several invertebrates, small fishs and small echinoderms.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Upeneus (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Webpage Richard Field (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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