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Antennatus analis Tailjet frogfish, Hawaiian Pygmy Angler

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Christmas Island (AUS) Indian Ocean

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lexID:
11779 
Scientific:
Antennatus analis 
German:
Schwanzatemloch-Anglerfisch 
English:
Tailjet frogfish, Hawaiian Pygmy Angler 
Category:
Frogfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennatus (Genus) > analis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1957 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Fiji, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga 
Sea depth:
2 - 21 Meter 
Size:
up to 2.76" (7,8 cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Mysis, Schrimps 
Tank:
87.99 gal (~ 400L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-07 14:42:21 

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Antennatus analis (Schultz, 1957)

Has been collected from tide pools and to outer reef slopes. Benthic species.

Main reference: Pietsch, T.W. and D.B. Grobecker, 1987. Frogfishes of the world. Systematics, zoogeography, and behavioral ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 420 p. (Ref. 6773)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennariinae (Subfamily) > Antennatus (Genus) >

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