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Symphodus ocellatus Ocellated wrasse


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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)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-22 13:26:49 

Husbandry

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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