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Naso maculatus

Naso maculatusis commonly referred to as Unicornfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
1344 
AphiaID:
278007 
Scientific:
Naso maculatus 
German:
Tiefwasser Nasendoktor 
English:
Unicornfish 
Category:
Acanturidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > maculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Struhsaker, 1981 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2005-03-27 12:35:13 

Info

Randall & Struhsaker, 1981

This unicornfish seems to be a deep-dwelling species. It has rarely been sighted above 30 m (99 ft) by divers.

The characteristic pattern of its body consists of fine spots and / or wavy lines. Large specimen are often finely spotted.

The husbandry of this unicornfish species in captivity is best to be left over to public zoos or aquaria.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > Naso maculatus (Species)

External links

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

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