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Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellow Goatfish


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lexID:
3439 
AphiaID:
277991 
Scientific:
Mulloidichthys martinicus 
German:
Gelbe Meerbarbe 
English:
Yellow Goatfish 
Category:
Goatfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > martinicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Suriname, Guadeloupe, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
0 - 49 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.35" (39 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clams, Krill, Mysis, Plankton, Snails, Worms 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-17 21:34:29 

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Mulloidichthys martinicus, also known as the Yellow Goatfish, ist widely found in to the Western Atlantic. From Bermuda and Florida to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Most to be found in Lagoons, reef faces and frontal reef slopes, at depths between 1 and 49 meters.

The Yellow Goatfish has a bright yellow to beige body with a distinctive yellow stripe from the eye to the tail fin. The tail is yellow. It feeds on benthic invertebrates.

Class: Osteichthyes
Order: Perciformes
Family: Mullidae
Genus: Mulloidichthys
Species: Mulloidichthys martinicus

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