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Lactophrys bicaudalis

Lactophrys bicaudalisis commonly referred to as Spotted trunkfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic.


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Spotted Trunkfish, Lactophrys bicaudalis (bonaire 20 P3012329a sm).2020


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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 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 48 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-14 21:11:11 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Verbreitung
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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Dr. Paddy Ryan (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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