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Umbrina canariensis Canary drum

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lexID:
8209 
Scientific:
Umbrina canariensis 
German:
Umberfisch 
English:
Canary drum 
Category:
Croaker  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sciaenidae (Family) > Umbrina (Genus) > canariensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1843 
Occurrence:
Gambia, West Sahara, Ghana, Benin, Straße von Gibralta, Algeria, Angola, Bay of Biscay, Cameroon, Congo, East Africa, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Iran, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Réunion , São Tomé e Principé, Somalia, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tansania, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, Togo, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Size:
15.75" - 31.5" (40cm - 80cm) 
Temperature:
59 °F - 78.8 °F (15°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Krill, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Umbrina analis
  • Umbrina broussonnetii
  • Umbrina bussingi
  • Umbrina canosai
  • Umbrina cirrosa
  • Umbrina coroides
  • Umbrina dorsalis
  • Umbrina galapagorum
  • Umbrina imberbis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-03-29 18:41:07 

Husbandry

Valenciennes, 1843

Habitat: shelf and upper slope waters from 50 to 300 m depth, over mud and sand bottoms; juveniles near shore.
The fish feed on small shrimps, worms and other bottom invertebrates

Best left in the wild.

Synonym:
Aspitrigla obscura (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Chelidonichthys obscura (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Trigla obscura Walbaum, 1792

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Triglidae (Family) > Chelidonichthys (Genus) > Chelidonichthys obscurus (Species)

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