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Hoplolatilus starcki Bluehead Tilefish Blue Jaw Tilefish


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lexID:
43 
AphiaID:
278094 
Scientific:
Hoplolatilus starcki 
German:
Blaukopf Torpedobarsch 
English:
Bluehead Tilefish Blue Jaw Tilefish 
Category:
Tilefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Malacanthidae (Family) > Hoplolatilus (Genus) > starcki (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Dooley, 1974 
Occurrence:
Australia, Caroline Island, Cook Islands, Coral sea, French Polynesia, Guam, Indonesia, Komodo (Komodo Island), Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Moluccas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, The Bangai Archipelago, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
20 - 105 Meter 
Size:
5.12" - 5.91" (13cm - 15cm) 
Temperature:
69.8 °F - 78.8 °F (21°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Krill, Lobster eggs, Mysis 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-01 15:41:00 

Husbandry

Randall & Dooley, 1974

Neither easy to acclimatise nor to keep. Especially food-acceptance should be achieved quickly. Only mate with other quiet fish. Often very shy, unfortuneatly. There should be many hiding places in the tank.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Malacanthidae (Family) > Malacanthinae (Subfamily) > Hoplolatilus (Genus) > Hoplolatilus starcki (Species)

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