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Anampses melanurus White-spotted wrasse, Blacktail Wrasse

Anampses melanurusis commonly referred to as White-spotted wrasse, Blacktail Wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

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lexID:
2263 
AphiaID:
279173 
Scientific:
Anampses melanurus 
German:
Weißpunkt-Perl-Lippfisch 
English:
White-spotted Wrasse, Blacktail Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Anampses (Genus) > melanurus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1857 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), French Polynesia, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lord Howe Island, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Raja Amat, Samoa, Taiwan, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, the Society Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wake Atoll 
Sea depth:
15 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.72" (12 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clams, Crustaceans, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-26 22:26:22 

Info

Bleeker, 1857

Swims in small groups, each with several females and a single dominant male. Feeds on small crustaceans, mollusks and polychaetes. Buries in sand at night- For more infos and pictures click to the link to Fishbase.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Anampses (Genus) > Anampses melanurus (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reefkeeping.com (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Male

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