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Lactophrys bicaudalis


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lexID:
4541 
AphiaID:
275874 
Scientific:
Lactophrys bicaudalis 
German:
Schwarzpunkt-Kofferfisch 
English:
Spotted Trunkfish 
Category:
Kosterowate 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Ostraciidae (Family) > Lactophrys (Genus) > bicaudalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Suriname, Dominican Republic, Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Saint Lucia, Uruguay, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Sint Eustatius and Saba, the Cayman Islands, French Guiana, Haiti, Panama, Venezuela, The Bahamas, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, USA, Guatemala, Columbia, Anguilla, Antigua i Barbuda, Belize, Bermudy, Boliwia, Brazylia, Brytyjskie Wyspy Dziewicze, Curacao, Dominika, Gujana, Honduras, Maksyk (Wschodnim Pacyfiku), Martynika, Montserrat, Nikaragua, Saint Kitts i Nevis, Trynidad i Tobago, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wyspy Turks i Caicos, Zatoka Meksykańska 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 48 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
bezkręgowce, glony, jeżowce, kraby, krewetki, ogorki morskie, rozgwiazdy, skorupiaki, ślimaki, żywy pokarm 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-14 21:11:11 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

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Western Atlantic: Florida (USA), Bahamas, and southern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: Ascension Island

Found in clear water around coral reefs. Sometimes under ledges and near small holes. Feeds on a variety of small bottom invertebrates such as mollusks, crustaceans, starfishes, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sessile tunicates, sea grasses, algae, crabs and brittle stars.
Toxins released when excited kills other fishes. Probably marketed fresh locally.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

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