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Halichoeres dispilus Chameleon wrasse


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lexID:
2450 
AphiaID:
275763 
Scientific:
Halichoeres dispilus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Chameleon Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > dispilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1864 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Gulf of California, Honduras, Malpelo Island, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Peru 
Sea depth:
2 - 76 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Pellets, Shrimps, Zooplankton 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-14 20:49:18 

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(Günther, 1864)

Inhabits shallow waters, over rocky or coral reefs separated by sandy areas. Buries itself in the sand when disturbed and at night to sleep.

Synonym: Platyglossus dispilus Günther, 1864

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

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