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Lobotes surinamensis Atlantic Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Bouy Fish, Brown Tripletail, Brown Triple Tail, Conchy Leaf, Dusky Tripletail, Dusky Triple-tail, Flasher, Sleepfish, Tripletail, Triple-tail, Triple Tail, Tripple Tail

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lexID:
11052 
AphiaID:
126973 
Scientific:
Lobotes surinamensis 
German:
Dreischwanzbarsch 
English:
Atlantic Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Bouy Fish, Brown Tripletail, Brown Triple Tail, Conchy Leaf, Dusky Tripletail, Dusky Triple-tail, Flasher, Sleepfish, Tripletail, Triple-tail, Triple Tail, Tripple Tail 
Category:
Other Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lobotidae (Family) > Lobotes (Genus) > surinamensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1790 
Occurrence:
Russland, Djibouti, Straße von Gibralta, Sudan, Gambia, West Sahara, Tunesien, Hong Kong, Eritrea, Suriname, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Sint Eustatius and Saba, the Persian Gulf , (the) Maldives, Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Africa, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arabian Sea, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Bangladesh, Barents Sea, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada , Central Pazific, Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Corea, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Africa, East-Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Réunion , Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Falkland Islands, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, the Netherlands Antilles, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wake Atoll, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 70 Meter 
Size:
up to 43.31" (110 cm) 
Weight:
19,2 kg 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia 
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)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-19 13:15:39 

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Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790)
Tripletail

Lobotes is a genus of perciform fishes known as the tripletails native to subtropical and tropical waters in all oceans. This is the sole genus in the family Lobotidae. Juvenile may occur in floating Sargassum and mimic a floating leaf.
Feeds on benthic crustaceans and small fish

Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans.

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Lobotidae (Family) > Lobotes (Genus) > Lobotes surinamensis (Species)

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