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Thysanophrys chiltonae


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lexID:
7645 
Scientific:
Thysanophrys chiltonae 
German:
Langnasiger Krokodilsfisch 
English:
Longsnout flathead 
Category:
Pesci coccodrillo 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus) > chiltonae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1966 
Occurrence:
Australia, Barriera corallina, Mauritius, Oceano Indiano, Seychelles, Sudafrica, Tailandia 
Size:
18 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
Crostacei, Granchi, Granchi edibili, invertebrati, Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero 
Tank:
~ 4000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-23 10:56:33 

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Thysanophrys chiltonae Schultz, 1966
Longsnout flathead

Thysanophrys is a genus of flatheads native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The Longsnout Flathead has a long, spatulate snout. It is mostly white with brown saddles on its back.

Inhabits sand areas adjacent to coral reefs. Feeds on crustaceans, crabs and prawns, also on fishes.

Synonymised names:
Cociella chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Inegocia chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Platycephalus chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Thysanophrys chiltoni Schultz, 1966 (misspelling)
Thysanophrys cluitouse Schultz, 1960 (misspelling)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase
  2. WoRMS

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