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Cephalopholis taeniops Bluespotted seabass

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lexID:
4625 
AphiaID:
279154 
Scientific:
Cephalopholis taeniops 
German:
Westafrikanische Juwelenbarsch 
English:
Bluespotted Seabass 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > taeniops (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Ghana, West Sahara, Benin, Gambia, Angola, Brazil, Cameroon, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, the Cape Verde Archipelago, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, Togo, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
20 - 200 Meter 
Size:
15.75" - 27.56" (40cm - 70cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Hermit crabs, Invertebrates, Living Food, Mantis shrimps, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Worms, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2018-11-03 09:23:54 

Husbandry

(Valenciennes, 1828)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Western Sahara to Angola, including Cape Verde and the Sao Tome and Principe islands.
Also recorded from the Mediterranean.

Biology:
Found on sandy and rocky bottoms. Protogynous hermaphrodites.

Moderate to high vulnerability

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