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Lethrinus erythracanthus Orange-spotted Emperor - Yellowfin Emperor, Orange-finned Emperor, Orangespotted Emperor,, Yellow-spotted Emperor


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lexID:
2774 
AphiaID:
212066 
Scientific:
Lethrinus erythracanthus 
German:
Gelbflossen-Straßenkehrer 
English:
Orange-spotted Emperor - Yellowfin Emperor, Orange-finned Emperor, Orangespotted Emperor,, Yellow-spotted Emperor 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lethrinidae (Family) > Lethrinus (Genus) > erythracanthus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1830 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, (the) Maldives, Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Central Pazific, Comores, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Komodo (Komodo Island), Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
15 - 120 Meter 
Size:
up to 27.56" (70 cm) 
Temperature:
75.56 °F - 83.48 °F (24.2°C - 28.6°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Clams, Sea urchins, Snails, Starfishs, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2020-06-12 12:09:08 

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Lethrinus erythracanthus, also known as Orange-spotted Emperor, are widespread to found in the Indo-Pacific. From Madagascar and the coast of east Africa about the Maldives, India and Indonesia over Australia to Polynesia.

Dark grey to brown bodied with lighter markings (small blotches/lines) over the body and orange fins. Depending on stage of growth the head can display small orange spots around the cheek area. They can be found along coastal reefs, outer reef slopes and often hiding solitary in protected areas.


Synonms:
Lethrinus cinnabarinus Richardson, 1843
Lethrinus kallopterus Bleeker, 1856

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