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Profile lexID: 7390 Scientific: Aluterus schoepfii German: Feilenfisch English: Orange filefish Category: Filfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus) > schoepfii (Species) Initial determination: (Walbaum, ), 1792 Occurrence: Atlanderhavet, Øst, Atlanterhavet, Vest, Bermuda, Brasil, Mexicogulfen Size: 40 cm - 61 cm Temperature: 23°C - 26°C Food: Sea weed, Hydrozoa polyps, Alger, For-Spesialist, Korallpolypper Tank: ~ 3500 Liter Difficulty: Veldig vanskelig Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2014-07-24 08:27:19
Last edit: 2014-07-24 08:27:19
Aluterus schoepfii, the orange filefish, is a species of fish in the Monacanthidae family.
Usually found over bottoms with seagrass, sand, or mud. Juveniles are associated with floating Sargassum.
Solitary or in pairs. Feeds on a variety of plants, including algae and seagrasses
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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus)
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