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Cymbacephalus beauforti Cymbacephalus beauforti


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lexID:
2842 
AphiaID:
280462 
Scientific:
Cymbacephalus beauforti 
German:
Braunkopf-Krokodilfisch 
English:
Cymbacephalus Beauforti 
Category:
Crocodilfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Cymbacephalus (Genus) > beauforti (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Knapp, ), 1973 
Occurrence:
Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, Maumere, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Singapore, Sulawesi, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Togean Islands 
Sea depth:
1 - 12 Meter 
Size:
up to 19.69" (50 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Schrimps, Shrimps, Worms 
Tank:
4399.57 gal (~ 20000L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
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:
2020-04-28 21:56:31 

Husbandry

(Knapp, 1973)

Beaufort's flathead, Beaufort's crocodilefish is a mottled brownish gray species of flatfish with fluorescent green markings criss-crossing its body. It often camouflages itself on sheltered or semi-exposed reefs. It may reach 50 centimeters in length. Its not for a home reef tank ! Only for big Zoos.

Systematik
Platycephalus beauforti Knapp, 1973

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Cymbacephalus (Genus)

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