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Cirrhilabrus punctatus Dotted wrasse


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lexID:
1483 
AphiaID:
277860 
Scientific:
Cirrhilabrus punctatus 
German:
Gepunkteter Zwerglippfisch 
English:
Dotted Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cirrhilabrus (Genus) > punctatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Kuiter, 1989 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 32 Meter 
Size:
4.33" - 5.12" (11cm - 13cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Frozen Food (large sort), Living Food, Lobster eggs, Mysis 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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:
2018-12-30 20:11:16 

Husbandry

This fairy wrasse is found not very often in Germany.
Keeping like other Cirrhilabrus: do not keep together with gruff and big fishes!
Sensitive during transport!

External links

  1. Fishbase (multi)

Pictures

Juvenile


Female


Commonly


Husbandry know-how of owners

Hiroyuki Tanaka am 17.05.05#1
S.W.Pacific; 12 cm; rare
Very long pelvic fins; highly variable in coloration
1 husbandary tips from our users available
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