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Mulloidichthys ayliffe Indian mimic goatfish


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lexID:
7302 
AphiaID:
712738 
Scientific:
Mulloidichthys ayliffe 
German:
Meerbarbe 
English:
Indian Mimic Goatfish 
Category:
Goatfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > ayliffe (Species) 
Initial determination:
Uiblein, 2011 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Oman / Oman, Kenya, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Size:
up to 9.65" (24.5 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clams, Detritus, Invertebrates, Snails, Starfishs, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-03 15:15:38 

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Uiblein, 2011

Inhabits rocky reefs and coral areas. Mimics and aggregates with Lutjanus kasmira during the day. Disperses at night to feed.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus)

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