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Bothus lunatus Plate fish


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lexID:
1291 
AphiaID:
274187 
Scientific:
Bothus lunatus 
German:
Pfauenbutt 
English:
Plate Fish 
Category:
Flounders & Soles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Bothidae (Family) > Bothus (Genus) > lunatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Barbados, Suriname, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
up to 17.72" (45 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Shrimps 
Tank:
285.97 gal (~ 1300L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2005-05-05 13:21:25 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:
Bothus lunulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Platophrys lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pleuronectes argus Bloch, 1783
Pleuronectes lunatus Linnaeus, 1758
Rhomboidichthys lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Romboidichthys lunatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Bothidae (Family) > Bothus (Genus) > Bothus lunatus (Species)

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