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Profile lexID: 11344 AphiaID: 219180 Scientific: Enneapterygius tutuilae German: Spitzkopf-Schleimfisch English: High Hat Triplefin, Rosy-cheek Threefin, Highfin Triplefin, High-hat Triplefin Category: Bavose Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Enneapterygius (Genus) > tutuilae (Species) Initial determination: Jordan & Seale, 1906 Occurrence: , the Society Islands , Phoenix Islands , India , Saudi Arabia , Kiribati , Line Islands , Tuvalu , Moluccas , Northern Mariana Islands , Tokelau , Wake Atoll , Ambon , Caroline Island , Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat , Somalia , the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands , United States Minor Outlying Islands , Moorea , Ashmore and Cartier Islands , Ogasawara Islands , Howland Island , Réunion , Niue , Sudan , Komodo (Komodo Island) , Nauru Africa occidentale, Australia, Bali, Barriera corallina, Christmas Islands, Coralsea, Egitto, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Guam, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isola di Cook, Isole Banggai, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Mar rosso, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Oceano Indiano, Oceano Indiano occidentale, Okinawa, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Polinesia Francese, Queensland, Samoa, Samoa americane, Sulawesi, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu Sea depth: 1 - 55 Meter Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: 24°C - 29°C Food: Alghe, invertebrati Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2018-01-20 13:59:54
Last edit: 2018-01-22 17:16:03
Very special thanks for the first two photos of Enneapterygius tutuilae to Jim Greenfield, UK.
Jim has taken his photos at Ambon Bay, Moluccas, Indonesia, thanks a lot, Jim!
Enneapterygius tutuilae is widespread from the eastern Indian Ocean to the central Pacificis an found in a variety of coral and rocky reef habitats including intertidal pools, reef outcrops and on sponges.
Large individuals of Enneapterygius tutuilae often have a conspicuous dark spot on the upper middle part of the second dorsal fin that is connected to a band extending down the sides, about 5 darker bars on body, a red snout and lower head; dorsal fin tall, white in males.
Source: Fishes of Australia
Enneapterygius altipinnis Clark, 1980
Enneapterygius altipinnus Clark, 1980
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