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Bodianus pulchellus Spotfin Hogfish, Cuban hogfish, Hogfish


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lexID:
1345 
AphiaID:
273540 
Scientific:
Bodianus pulchellus 
German:
Kubalippfisch 
English:
Spotfin Hogfish, Cuban Hogfish, Hogfish 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > pulchellus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Poey, ), 1860 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Guadeloupe, Benin, Barbados, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Africa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, South-Africa, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
15 - 120 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.02" (28 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis 
Tank:
263.97 gal (~ 1200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-27 17:41:19 

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(Poey, 1860)

Fishbase:
Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs, rarely at depths greater than 24 m . Feed on crabs and small shellfish. Juveniles fishes pick parasites from other fishes. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. May hybridize with Spanish hogfish, B. rufus.

Synonym:
Cossyphus pulchellus Poey, 1860
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > Bodianus pulchellus (Species)



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