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Heniochus varius Horned Bannerfish, Horned Bannerfish, Humphead Bannerfish, Hunchbacked Coralfish


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lexID:
38 
AphiaID:
276750 
Scientific:
Heniochus varius 
German:
Schwarzer Wimpelfisch, Seebulle 
English:
Horned Bannerfish, Horned Bannerfish, Humphead Bannerfish, Hunchbacked Coralfish 
Category:
Bannerfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Heniochus (Genus) > varius (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Howland Island, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Society Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.48" (19 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Flakes, Krill, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
263.97 gal (~ 1200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-03 19:09:21 

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Heniochus varius (Cuvier, 1829)

Feeds partly from corals which he will harm in tanks. Difficult to keep, food specialist. Should be left in the ocean.

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