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Abalistes stellatus Starry Triggerfish

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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:
Australia, China, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , South-Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Tonga, Western Pacific Ocean 
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! 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-07-08 11:41:18 

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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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