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lexID: 4462 AphiaID: 273572 Scientific: Symphodus ocellatus German: Augenfleck-Lippfisch English: Ocellated Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Symphodus (Genus) > ocellatus (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: , Straße von Gibralta , Tunesien , Russland the Black Sea, Algeria, Balearic Islands, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, European Coasts, Israel, Morocco, Spain, The Aegan Sea (Mediterranean), the Mediterranean Sea Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: 3.94" - 4.72" (10cm - 12cm) Temperature: 68 °F - 78.8 °F (20°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Bryozoans (sea mats), Cyclops, Hydrozoa polyps, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2012-07-22 17:18:17
Last edit: 2020-01-22 13:26:49
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: throughout the Mediterranean, Black Sea and Sea of Azov.
Adults are found near rocks and eel-grass beds.
A nest of seaweed built and kept by male.
Feed on bryozoans, hydroids, tubicolous, worms, shrimps, amphipods and mollusks.
Males grow faster than females.
Undergoes sex reversal.
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding
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