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Opistognathus whitehursti

Opistognathus whitehurstiis commonly referred to as Dusky jawfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Mediamente facile. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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bhb 21 P5036163,Dusky Jawfish, Opistognathus whitehursti, male with eggs.Florida 2021


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lexID:
295 
AphiaID:
276480 
Scientific:
Opistognathus whitehursti 
German:
Brunnenbauer - Kieferfisch 
English:
Dusky Jawfish 
Category:
Opistognatidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) > whitehursti (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Longley, ), 1927 
Sea depth:
1 - 60 Meter 
Size:
12 cm - 14 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-07-31 17:48:18 

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Opistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)

As they will not move far away from their den, they can be kept very good in a riff-tank.
Will jump in the beginning so the tank needs to be covered.
Mouthbreeder!
Very rare.

Synonyms:
Gnathypops whitehursti Longley, 1927
Opisthognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
Opisthognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927)
Opisthognothus whitenhursti (Longley, 1927)
Opistognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927)
Upsilonognathus chaplini Fowler, 1946

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) > Opistognathus whitehursti (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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