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Anacanthus barbatus


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lexID:
4855 
AphiaID:
279601 
Scientific:
Anacanthus barbatus 
German:
Feilenfisch 
English:
Bearded Leatherjacket 
Category:
Pesci lima 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Anacanthus (Genus) > barbatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gray, 1830 
Occurrence:
Eastern Indian Ocean, India, Cambodia, Western Australia, Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands), Vietnam, Australia, Bali, Cina, Filippine, Giava, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Oceano Indiano, Pacifico occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Tailandia 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 35 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Specialista alimentare 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-25 21:33:24 

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Gray, 1830

Special thanks to Paul Ferber for this foto from Cambodia, Koh Rung Samleom.
Paul Ferber is the Managing Director of Marine Conservation Cambodia.

Distribution:
Indo-West Pacific: western India to Indonesia; south to northwestern Australia.

Biology:
Inhabits sandy weedy areas of coastal reefs. Lives in open muddy substrates in estuaries as well as deep coastal bays.
Usually found lining up with ropes, seawhips and large stringy-type sponges.
Incredible mimic that may float over the open bottom like a mangrove-shoot, may stand on its head. Enters mangroves.

Synonymised taxa:
Psilocephalus barbatus (Gray, 1830)

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