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Chilomycterus spinosus mauretanicus

Chilomycterus spinosus mauretanicusis commonly referred to as Guinean burrfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4622 
AphiaID:
293566 
Scientific:
Chilomycterus spinosus mauretanicus 
German:
"Mauretanischer Igelfisch" 
English:
Guinean Burrfish 
Category:
Pesci istrice 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Diodontidae (Family) > Chilomycterus (Genus) > spinosus mauretanicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Le Danois, ), 1954 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-10 20:05:23 

Info

(Le Danois, 1954)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Cabo Blanco, Mauritania to Angola, with possible strays to South Africa.

Occurs mostly over sand and mud bottoms.
Feeds on hard-shelled invertebrates such as mollusks.
Sale of this species is banned in some countries due to belief that this species is poisonous (but documented proof is lacking).
Not consumed in Africa.

Synonymised taxa:
Atinga atinga mauretanicus Le Danois, 1954

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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