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Profile lexID: 3439 AphiaID: 277991 Scientific: Mulloidichthys martinicus German: Gelbe Meerbarbe English: Yellow Goatfish Category: Triglie Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > martinicus (Species) Initial determination: (Cuvier, ), 1829 Occurrence: , Costa Rica , French Guiana , Panama , Haiti , Columbia , Trindade and Martim Vaz , São Tomé e Principé , Guadeloupe , Jamaica , Barbados , Venezuela , Suriname , Puerto Rico , Guatemala , Cuba Anguilla, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasile, Capo Verde, Caraibi, Curacao, Dominica, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Honduras, Isole Cayman, Isole Turks e Caicos, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Martinica, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, Saint Kitts e Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, St.Helena, Trinidad e Tobago, USA Sea depth: 0 - 49 Meter Size: bis zu 39cm Temperature: 20°C - 28°C Food: Artemia, Cozze e vongloe, Krill, Lumache, Mysis, Plancton, Tremoline Tank: ~ 5000 Liter 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: 2010-12-11 23:40:01
Last edit: 2019-07-17 21:34:29
Mulloidichthys martinicus, also known as the Yellow Goatfish, ist widely found in to the Western Atlantic. From Bermuda and Florida to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Most to be found in Lagoons, reef faces and frontal reef slopes, at depths between 1 and 49 meters.
The Yellow Goatfish has a bright yellow to beige body with a distinctive yellow stripe from the eye to the tail fin. The tail is yellow. It feeds on benthic invertebrates.
Species: Mulloidichthys martinicus
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