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Monacanthus tuckeri


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lexID:
4468 
AphiaID:
159499 
Scientific:
Monacanthus tuckeri 
German:
Schlanker Feilenfisch 
English:
Slender Filefish 
Category:
Pesci lima 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Monacanthus (Genus) > tuckeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bean, 1906 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Cuba, Venezuela, Haiti, Anguilla, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Atlantico occidentale, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Caraibi, Curacao, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Isole Cayman, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Martinica, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, Saint Kitts e Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, Sudamerica, USA 
Sea depth:
2 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alghe, Artemia, Cibo vivo, invertebrati, Mangimi congelati (taglia grossa), zooplancton 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
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:
2019-07-28 17:08:55 

Husbandry

Bean, 1906

Distribution
Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Antilles. Reported from northern South America.

Found over sandy and rocky bottoms.
Drifts among gorgonians.
Feeds on algae and invertebrates.

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