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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) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-12-31 09:19:49
Last edit: 2019-09-11 21:42:25
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!
Fukui, Yoshino & Hiroyuki Motomura. 2016. Terelabrus flavocephalus sp. nov., a new hogfish (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean.
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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