Brown Wrasse, Cuckoo wrasse
Labrus merulais commonly referred to as Brown Wrasse, Cuckoo wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3863 AphiaID: 126967 Scientific: Labrus merula German: Brauner Junker English: Brown Wrasse, Cuckoo Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labrus (Genus) > merula (Species) Initial determination: Linnaeus, 1758 Occurrence: , Tunesien , Straße von Gibralta the Black Sea, Algeria, Azores, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, European Coasts, Morocco, Portugal, the Mediterranean Sea Sea depth: 1 - 50 Meter Size: 15.75" - 17.72" (40cm - 45cm) Temperature: °F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Clams, Crustaceans, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Sea urchins, Snails, Worms Tank: 549.95 gal (~ 2500L) Difficulty: Not for beginners 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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Created: 2011-10-10 11:19:06
Last edit: 2018-12-31 14:41:20
Adults are found around rocks and seaweeds. Sometime schooling, more solitary when older.
Feed on sea urchins, ophiuroids, mollusks, crabs and worms.
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