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Caracanthus maculatus Spotted Coral Croucher, Spotted croucher


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lexID:
2392 
AphiaID:
220364 
Scientific:
Caracanthus maculatus 
German:
Pelzgroppe 
English:
Spotted Coral Croucher, Spotted Croucher 
Category:
Sculpins 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Caracanthus (Genus) > maculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1831 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Austral Islands, Australia, Bali, Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Society Islands, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
3 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Living Food, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-05-21 18:39:29 

Toxicity


Caracanthus maculatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Caracanthus maculatus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

Caracanthus maculatus (Gray, 1831)

The Spotted Coral Croucher Goby, also known as the Pacific Spotted Velvetfish or Gumdrop Coral Croucher Goby, is native to the reefs in the Indo-Pacific. It is often found in and about both hard and soft corals.

The diet of the Spotted Coral Croucher Goby should consist of a variety of brine shrimp, frozen mysid shrimp, table shrimp, and frozen food preparations for carnivores.

Synonymised names.
Micropus maculatus Gray, 1831

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