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Oxycheilinus mentalis Mental wrasse


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lexID:
10425 
AphiaID:
277998 
Scientific:
Oxycheilinus mentalis 
German:
Schlanker Prachtlippfisch 
English:
Mental Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Oxycheilinus (Genus) > mentalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Rüppell, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Sudan, Djibouti, Egypt, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Jordan, Madagascar, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Taiwan, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, 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:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-31 16:15:50 

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(Rüppell, 1828)



Synonyms:
Cheilinus mentalis Rüppell, 1828

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

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