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Lethrinus microdon Smalltooth emperor


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lexID:
2777 
AphiaID:
212071 
Scientific:
Lethrinus microdon 
German:
Spitzkopf-Straßenkehrer 
English:
Smalltooth Emperor 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Lethrinidae (Family) > Lethrinus (Genus) > microdon (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1830 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, French Polynesia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 31.5" (80 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Krill, Mysis, Shrimps 
Tank:
5499.46 gal (~ 25000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-03-28 15:14:58 

Husbandry

Found over sandy areas near coral reefs. Feeds on fish, crustaceans, cephalopods, and polychaetes

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lethrinidae (Emperors or scavengers) > Lethrininae

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