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Xanthichthys ringens Sargassum triggerfish


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lexID:
2269 
AphiaID:
159486 
Scientific:
Xanthichthys ringens 
German:
Sargasso-Drückerfisch 
English:
Sargassum Triggerfish 
Category:
Triggerfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Xanthichthys (Genus) > ringens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East cost of USA, Grenada, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
25 - 80 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Crabs, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Schrimps, Sea urchins, Shrimps, Zooplankton 
Tank:
395.96 gal (~ 1800L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-31 22:11:50 

Husbandry

Inhabits seaward reef slopes, usually well below 30 m, where in some places they are among the most common fish. look at Xanthichthys auromarginatus.

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lolly am 19.05.13#1
Ich halte ein Pärchen dieser Fisch absolut friedlich fressen alle Futtersorten und lassen Fische Korallen und sonstige Mitbewohner in Ruhe .
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