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Thysanophrys chiltonae

Thysanophrys chiltonaeis commonly referred to as Longsnout flathead. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 4000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7645 
AphiaID:
218156 
Scientific:
Thysanophrys chiltonae 
German:
Langnasiger Krokodilsfisch 
English:
Longsnout Flathead 
Category:
Płaskogłowowate  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus) > chiltonae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1966 
Size:
18 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Tank:
~ 4000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-23 10:56:33 

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Thysanophrys chiltonae Schultz, 1966
Longsnout flathead

Thysanophrys is a genus of flatheads native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The Longsnout Flathead has a long, spatulate snout. It is mostly white with brown saddles on its back.

Inhabits sand areas adjacent to coral reefs. Feeds on crustaceans, crabs and prawns, also on fishes.

Synonymised names:
Cociella chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Inegocia chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Platycephalus chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Thysanophrys chiltoni Schultz, 1966 (misspelling)
Thysanophrys cluitouse Schultz, 1960 (misspelling)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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