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Coris cuvieri African coris, African wrasse, False clownwrasse


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lexID:
3926 
AphiaID:
218961 
Scientific:
Coris cuvieri 
German:
Afrika-Junker 
English:
African Coris, African Wrasse, False Clownwrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > cuvieri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bennett, ), 1831 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, (the) Maldives, Comores, East Africa, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Java, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Myanmar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
2 - 50 Meter 
Size:
up to 14.96" (38 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Invertebrates, Schrimps, Sea urchins, Shrimps, Snails, Starfishs, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-24 23:41:12 

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Coris cuvieri (Bennett, 1831)

Inhabits exposed outer reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs, in areas of mixed sand, coral and rubble. Juveniles occur in small tide pools, exposed reef flats with algae-rubble. Generally solitary. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including crustaceans, mollusks and sea urchins

Synonyme:
Coris africana Smith, 1957
Coris gaimard africana Smith, 1957
Julis cuvieri Bennett, 1831
Julis stellatus Valenciennes, 1839

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > Coris cuvieri (Species)

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