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Profile lexID: 4655 Scientific: Forsterygion malcolmi German: "Gefleckter" Dreiflossen-Schleimfisch English: Mottled triplefin Category: Bavose Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Forsterygion (Genus) > malcolmi (Species) Initial determination: Hardy, 1987 Occurrence: Nuova Zelanda, Pacifico meridionale, Pacifico occidentale Size: bis zu 12.2cm Temperature: 11°C - 20°C Food: Zoobenthos, Artemia, Cozze e vongloe, Crostacei, Gamberi di barriera, invertebrati, Krill, Lumache, Mysis, Naupli di artemia, Polpa di gambero Tank: ~ 150 Liter Difficulty: Mediamente facile Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2012-09-19 18:46:08
Last edit: 2012-09-19 18:46:08
Southwest Pacific: endemic to New Zealand.
Occurs in low tide pools and subtidal areas. Prefers overhangs and holes containing sponges and bryozoans.
Juveniles are found in shallow waters, while adults are more abundant in deeper waters.
Feeds mainly on crustaceans and small gastropods.
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