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Sargocentron spiniferum Giant Squirrelfish , Long-jawed Squirrelfish, Sabre Squirrelfish, Spinecheek Squirrelfish, Spiny Squirrelfish


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lexID:
1267 
AphiaID:
217950 
Scientific:
Sargocentron spiniferum 
German:
Riesenhusar o. Großdorn-Husarenfisch 
English:
Giant Squirrelfish , Long-jawed Squirrelfish, Sabre Squirrelfish, Spinecheek Squirrelfish, Spiny Squirrelfish 
Category:
Squirrels & Soldiers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Sargocentron (Genus) > spiniferum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, Bakers Island, Brunei Darussalam, China, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Midway Islands, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 112 Meter 
Size:
up to 17.72" (45 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Shrimps 
Tank:
153.98 gal (~ 700L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-06-14 21:41:42 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Sargocentron spiniferum has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Sargocentron spiniferum in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Sargocentron spiniferum. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

This one is the biggest species of the family Sargocentron. Its size will be up to 18" according to literature. His back is very high. The nocturnal animal will live during the day as pair or small group under overhangs. CAUTION: The long Praeopercular stinger can be toxic and if you eat it you die possibly.

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