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Pterois mombasae Frillfin turkeyfish


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lexID:
3967 
AphiaID:
218080 
Scientific:
Pterois mombasae 
German:
Afrikanischer Feuerfisch 
English:
Frillfin Turkeyfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Pterois (Genus) > mombasae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1957 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Australia, Bali, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Flores, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Islands, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Timor, Timor Sea, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
10 - 70 Meter 
Size:
7.87" - 12.2" (20cm - 31cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Schrimps, Smelts 
Tank:
329.97 gal (~ 1500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
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:
2019-09-01 11:50:41 

Toxicity


Pterois mombasae is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pterois mombasae, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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