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Chelidonichthys lastoviza African Gurnard, Streaked Gurnard


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lexID:
4635 
AphiaID:
127261 
Scientific:
Chelidonichthys lastoviza 
German:
Gestreifter Knurrhahn 
English:
African Gurnard, Streaked Gurnard 
Category:
Flying gurnards 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Triglidae (Family) > Chelidonichthys (Genus) > lastoviza (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bonnaterre, ), 1788 
Occurrence:
Benin, Ghana, West Sahara, Tunesien, Straße von Gibralta, Gambia, the Black Sea, the North Sea, Algeria, Angola, Azores, Cameroon, Christmas Islands, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, European Coasts, Indian Ocean, Israel, Madeira, Marmara Sea ( Sea of Marmara), Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Portugal, São Tomé e Principé, Scandinavia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Atlantic, South-Africa, Spain, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, The Gulf of Guinea, the Isle of Man, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, Togo 
Sea depth:
10 - 225 Meter 
Size:
5.91" - 15.75" (15cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
57.2 °F - 80.6 °F (14°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Invertebrates, Living Food, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-28 16:36:09 

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(Bonnaterre, 1788)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Norway continuously south around Cape of Good Hope to Mozambique. Heemstra 1982 recognizes two valid subspecies, Chelidonichthys lastoviza lastoviza which ranges south to Angola and Chelidonichthys lastoviza africana occurring in South Africa.

Biology
Found over rocks and sand, from the coast down to a depth of about 150 m.
Feeds on crustaceans.

Synonymised taxa:
Chelidonichthys africana (Smith, 1934)
Chelidonichthys lastoviza (Bonnaterre, 1788) (synonym)
Cuculus lineatus Pennant, 1769
Trigla adriatica Gmelin, 1789
Trigla africana Smith, 1934
Trigla gonotus Rafinesque, 1810
Trigla lastoviza Bonnaterre, 1788 (synonym)
Trigla lineata Gmelin, 1789 (synonym)
Trigloporus lastovitza (Bonnaterre, 1788) (misspelling)
Trigloporus lastoviza africanus (Smith, 1934)
Trigloporus lineata (Gmelin, 1789)

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