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Mola tecta Hoodwinker Sunfish, Hoodwinker ocean sunfish

Mola tectais commonly referred to as Hoodwinker Sunfish, Hoodwinker ocean sunfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. Martin Gomon, Museum Victoria, Australien

Foto: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australien


Courtesy of the author Dr. Martin Gomon, Museum Victoria, Australien

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lexID:
11993 
AphiaID:
1042750 
Scientific:
Mola tecta 
German:
Mondfisch 
English:
Hoodwinker Sunfish, Hoodwinker Ocean Sunfish 
Category:
Pufferfishes/Globefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Molidae (Family) > Mola (Genus) > tecta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nyegaard, Sawai, Gemmell, Gillum, Loneragan, Yaman, 2017 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australia, Chile, Indian Ocean, New South Wales (Australia), New Zealand, South Australia, South-Africa 
Sea depth:
1 - 550 Meter 
Size:
up to 95.28" (242 cm) 
Weight:
2000 kg 
Temperature:
9,5 °F - 82.4 °F (9,5°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Jellyfish, Siphonophores, Thaliacea 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-03 16:47:19 

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Very special thanks for his photo of Mola tecta to Dr. Martin F. Gomon / Museums Victoria, Australia.

External links

  1. Erstbestimmung von Mola tecta (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Seltener Mondfisch an Kaliforniens Küste angeschwemmt (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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