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Canthigaster callisterna Clown toado


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lexID:
8447 
Scientific:
Canthigaster callisterna 
German:
Clown-Spitzkopfkugelfisch 
English:
Clown toado 
Category:
Pufferfishes/Globefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > callisterna (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ogilby, 1889) 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australia, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, the Kermadec Islands 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Schrimps, Snails 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-28 21:39:20 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthigaster callisterna has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthigaster callisterna in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster callisterna. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

(Ogilby, 1889)

The Clown toado inhabits clear coastal and offshore reefs, often in pairs, down to 250 meters.
Juvenile pufferfishs hide in caves or along reef walls

Synonyms:
Canthigaster callisternus (Ogilby, 1889)
Tetrodon callisternus Ogilby, 1889

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > Canthigaster callisterna (Species)

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