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Aluterus schoepfii

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Aluterus schoepfii (c) by De Jong Marinelife

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lexID:
7390 
AphiaID:
159490 
Scientific:
Aluterus schoepfii 
German:
Feilenfisch 
English:
Orange Filefish 
Category:
Pesci lima 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus) > schoepfii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Walbaum, ), 1792 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, the Ivory Coast, Senegal, The Gulf of Guinea, Panama, Liberia, Benin, Suriname, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Congo, Haiti, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Puerto Rico, Mauritania, Cameroon, Barbados, Togo, Gabon, Nigeria, Columbia, Angola, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Atlantico occidentale, Atlantico orientale, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brasile, Canada , Curacao, Dominica, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, Saint Kitts e Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, Trinidad e Tobago 
Sea depth:
3 - 900 Meter 
Size:
40 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Sea weed, Hydrozoa polyps, Alghe, Polipi di corallo, Specialista alimentare 
Tank:
~ 3500 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
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-25 21:24:07 

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Orange filefish

Aluterus schoepfii, the orange filefish, is a species of fish in the Monacanthidae family.

Usually found over bottoms with seagrass, sand, or mud. Juveniles are associated with floating Sargassum.
Solitary or in pairs. Feeds on a variety of plants, including algae and seagrasses
More Infos under the Link to Fishbase.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. WoRMS

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