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Lonchopisthus micrognathus Swordtail jawfish

Lonchopisthus micrognathus wird umgangssprachlich oft als Brunnenbauer bezeichnet. Bei der Haltung gibt es einige Dinge unbedingt zu beachten. Es wird ein Aquarium von mindestens ca. 750 Liter empfohlen. Giftigkeit: Nicht giftig.


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Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)

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lexID:
11614 
Scientific:
Lonchopisthus micrognathus 
German:
Brunnenbauer 
English:
Swordtail jawfish 
Category:
Jawfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Gnathostomata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Lonchopisthus (Genus) > micrognathus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Poey, 1860 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Suriname, Guadeloupe, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Central America, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico (East Pacific), Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South America, St. Kitts and Nevis, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
8 - 90 Meter 
Size:
up to 6.69" (17,8 cm) 
Temperature:
39.2 °F - 78.8 °F (4°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis 
Tank:
158.38 gal (~ 720L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-07-11 17:22:19 

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Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)

Found on silty or muddy bottoms of the continental shelf, in burrows. Sometimes found in colonies
Feeds on benthic and planctonic invertebrates.

Synonyme:
Opisthognathus micrognathus
Lonchopisthus vanderbilti
Lonchopisthus lindneri

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=281386 on 2018-07-11

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