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Dactyloptena gilberti Flathead Helmet Gurnard, Flying Gurnard


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lexID:
5327 
AphiaID:
218159 
Scientific:
Dactyloptena gilberti 
German:
Flughahn 
English:
Flathead Helmet Gurnard, Flying Gurnard 
Category:
Flying gurnards 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Dactylopteridae (Family) > Dactyloptena (Genus) > gilberti (Species) 
Initial determination:
Snyder, 1909 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Australia, Bahrain, Central Pazific, China, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Japan, North Pacific (Ocean), Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
20 - 73 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Tank:
439.96 gal (~ 2000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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:
2017-07-25 09:38:14 

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Snyder, 1909
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Very special thanks for the photo of Dactyloptena gilberti to Satoshi Yamamoto / Izuzuki Diver!

The fish feed on benthic crustaceans, clams, and small fishes.

Habitat: over mud-sand substrate.

Produces snarling and grunting noises.

Synonym:
Dactyloptena jordani Franz, 1910

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Dactylopteroidei (Suborder) > Dactylopteridae (Family) > Dactyloptena (Genus) > Dactyloptena gilberti (Species)

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