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Choerodon robustus Robust tuskfish


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lexID:
9647 
AphiaID:
218950 
Scientific:
Choerodon robustus 
German:
Robuster Lippfisch 
English:
Robust Tuskfish 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Choerodon (Genus) > robustus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1862 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Sudan, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Philippines, Quatar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
40 - 250 Meter 
Size:
9.84" - 13.78" (25cm - 35cm) 
Temperature:
- 69.8 °F (°C - 21°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Edible crab, Frozen Food (large sort), Sea urchins, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
989.9 gal (~ 4500L) 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
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:
2018-12-28 16:30:34 

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Choerodon robustus (Günther, 1862)
Robust tuskfish

Many thanks to Keith Wilson for the wonderful üicture for the reeflex site.

Usually solitary.. Found on deeper coral and rocky reefs. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey including crustaceans, mollusks and sea urchins.


Synonymised names:
Choerodon pescadoresis Yu, 1968
Choerops dodecacanthus Bleeker, 1868
Cossyphus maxillosus Guichenot, 1865
Xiphochilus robustus Günther, 1862


Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Choerodon (Genus) >

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