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Monocentris japonica


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lexID:
2045 
AphiaID:
221357 
Scientific:
Monocentris japonica 
German:
Japanischer Zapfenfisch 
English:
Pineconefish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Monocentridae (Family) > Monocentris (Genus) > japonica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Houttuyn, ), 1782 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Oman / Oman, Irak, Lesser Sunda Islands, Northern Territory (Australia), Cambodia, Réunion , Vietnam, India, Israel, Comores, Ogasawara Islands, Western Australia, the Kermadec Islands, New South Wales (Australia), Australia, Bali, Cina, Corea, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Madagascar, Maldive, Mar delle Andamane, Mar rosso, Mare degli Arafura, Mauritius, Nuova Caledonia, Nuova Zelanda, Oceano Indiano, Pacifico occidentale, Sri Lanka, Sudafrica, Sumatra, Taiwan, Timor Est 
Sea depth:
1 - 250 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 17cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Cibo vivo, Mangimi congelati (taglia grossa), Specialista alimentare 
Tank:
~ 800 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale per esperti!! quasi impossibile da mantenere bene 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-27 11:33:52 

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Monocentris japonica (Houttuyn, 1782)

Body yellow, scales outlined in black; lower jaw black. There is a pair of light organs each side of chin. Found in the sublittoral zone, under ledges and caves of rocky reefs.

Synonymised names:
Gasterosteus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
Monocentris carinata Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Monocentris cataphracta (Thunberg, 1790)
Monocentris japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782) (misspelling)
Monocentrus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782) (misspelling)
Sciaena cataphracta Thunberg, 1790 (synonym)
Sciaena japonica cataphracta Thunberg, 1790

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