Abalistes stellatusis commonly referred to as Starry Triggerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4440 AphiaID: 219873 Scientific: Abalistes stellatus German: Sternendrückerfisch English: Starry Triggerfish Category: Triggerfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Abalistes (Genus) > stellatus (Species) Initial determination: (Anonymous, ), 1798 Occurrence: , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate , Kuwait Australia, Bahrain, China, Comores, Corea, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, South-Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Tonga, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 7 - 350 Meter Size: up to 23.62" (60 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Schrimps, Shrimps Tank: 2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2012-07-08 11:41:18
Last edit: 2020-03-30 21:27:20
Inhabits mud and silt sand bottoms.
Adults on deep coastal slopes and usually seen swimming high above the bottom, sometimes found in estuaries.
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
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