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Antennarius biocellatus Brackishwater frogfish


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lexID:
9379 
AphiaID:
217844 
Scientific:
Antennarius biocellatus 
German:
Zweifleck-Anglerfisch 
English:
Brackishwater Frogfish 
Category:
Frogfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennarius (Genus) > biocellatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1817 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Taiwan 
Size:
up to 5.51" (14 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-24 20:39:59 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Antennarius biocellatus 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 Antennarius biocellatus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Antennarius biocellatus. 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

(Cuvier, 1817)

Synonyms:
Antennarius notophthalmus Bleeker, 1854
Chironectes biocellatus Cuvier, 1817

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennariinae (Subfamily) > Antennarius (Genus) > Antennarius biocellatus (Species)

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