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Cephalopholis leopardus Leopard hind


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lexID:
2863 
AphiaID:
218185 
Scientific:
Cephalopholis leopardus 
German:
Leopard-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Leopard Hind 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > leopardus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 9.45" (24 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Food specialist, Predatory 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-07-24 15:27:53 

Husbandry

(Lacepède, 1801)

Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon pinnacles, channels, and outer reef slopes. Solitary, a secretive species, usually hiding in caves and crevices in the reefs. One of the smallest species of groupers known.

Systematik
Cephalopholis leoparda (Lacepède, 1801)
Epinephelus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801)
Epinephelus urodelops Schultz, 1943
Labrus leopardus Lacepède, 1801
Serranus homfrayi Day, 1871
Serranus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801)
Serranus spilurus Valenciennes, 1833

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > Cephalopholis leopardus (Species)

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