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Papilloculiceps longiceps Tentacled flathead


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lexID:
3576 
AphiaID:
218145 
Scientific:
Papilloculiceps longiceps 
German:
Krokodilfisch 
English:
Tentacled Flathead 
Category:
Crocodilfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Papilloculiceps (Genus) > longiceps (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Sudan, Djibouti, Egypt, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Invasive Species, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 19.69" (50 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Living Food, Mysis, Schrimps, Shrimps, Worms, Zoanthids, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
439.96 gal (~ 2000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-12 15:55:08 

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Papilloculiceps longiceps (Cuvier, 1829)
Tentacled flathead

Found in the vicinity of coral reefs on sand or rubble bottoms.

Synonyms:
Papilloculiceps grandidieri (Sauvage, 1873)
Platycephalus grandidieri Sauvage, 1873
Platycephalus longiceps Cuvier, 1829
Platycephalus papilloculus Fowler, 1935
Platycephalus tentaculatus Rüppell, 1838
Rogadius tentaculatus (Rüppell, 1838)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephaloidei (Suborder) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Papilloculiceps (Genus) > Papilloculiceps longiceps (Species)

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