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Thalassoma lutescens Green moon wrasse, Parrotfish, Sunset wrasse, Whistling daughter, Yellow-brown wrasse, Yellow wrasse


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lexID:
1571 
AphiaID:
273585 
Scientific:
Thalassoma lutescens 
German:
Gelb-Brauner Lippfisch 
English:
Green Moon Wrasse, Parrotfish, Sunset Wrasse, Whistling Daughter, Yellow-brown Wrasse, Yellow Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > lutescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lay & Bennett, ), 1839 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, China, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Lord Howe Island, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Rapa, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Kermadec Islands, Timor, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Wake Atoll 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Schrimps, Shrimps 
Tank:
329.97 gal (~ 1500L) 
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:
2006-02-14 12:37:10 

Husbandry

(Lay & Bennett, 1839)

Very big fish, that is not suitable for our home tanks. Should not be kept below 2000 L.
Can be found in Germany from time to time.
There are no problems with feeding. Shouldn't be kept together with small fishes.

Synonym:
Julis lutescens Lay & Bennett, 1839

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > Thalassoma lutescens (Species)

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