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Sufflamen verres Orangeside Triggerfish, Orangeside Triggerfish


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lexID:
7021 
AphiaID:
276853 
Scientific:
Sufflamen verres 
German:
Drückerfisch 
English:
Orangeside Triggerfish, Orangeside Triggerfish 
Category:
Triggerfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Sufflamen (Genus) > verres (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gilbert & Starks, ), 1904 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Clipperton Island, Columbia, Costa Rica, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Gulf of California, Honduras, Mexico (East Pacific), Panama, Peru, Revillagigedo Islands 
Sea depth:
3 - 36 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Algae, Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Fish eggs, Fish larvae, Food specialist, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), omnivore, Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Schrimps, Sea urchins, Shrimps 
Tank:
769.92 gal (~ 3500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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:
2020-03-31 21:55:38 

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Orangeside triggerfish

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The orangeside triggerfish (Sufflamen verres) is a species of triggerfish found along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from Mexico to Ecuador and around the Galapagos Islands.

Common around rocky reefs and along continental coasts. Feeds on sea urchins, small crustaceans and mollusk.

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) >
Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

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