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Terelabrus flavocephalus Hogfish


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lexID:
10291 
AphiaID:
1376244 
Scientific:
Terelabrus flavocephalus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Hogfish 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Terelabrus (Genus) > flavocephalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fukui & Motomura, 2016 
Occurrence:
Suez-Kanal, (the) Maldives, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Indian Ocean, Red Sea 
Sea depth:
0 - 60 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5,16 cm) 
Temperature:
66.2 °F - 78.8 °F (19°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-11 21:42:25 

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Fukui & Motomura, 2016

Very special thanks for the first two photos for the newly described hogfish from the Maldives, Indian Ocean, to Dr. Yoshino Fukui and Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Motomura from, Japan!

Source:
Fukui, Yoshino & Hiroyuki Motomura. 2016. Terelabrus flavocephalus sp. nov., a new hogfish (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean.
DOI: 10.1007/s10228-016-0523-x
Published: 27 April 2016

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Terelabrus (Genus) > Terelabrus rubrovittatus (Species)

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