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Profile lexID: 8184 AphiaID: 275773 Scientific: Halichoeres malpelo German: Lippfisch English: Malpelo Wrasse Category: Labridi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > malpelo (Species) Initial determination: Allen & Robertson, 1992 Occurrence: , Malpelo Island , Columbia Endemic species Sea depth: 1 - 20 Meter Size: bis zu 15cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Zoobenthos, Copepods, invertebrati, Mysis, Polpa di gambero, zooplancton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-03-23 20:03:24
Last edit: 2018-12-26 11:46:27
Allen & Robertson, 1992
Very special thanks for the first four photos of Halichoeres malpelo to Dr. Ross Robertson, Australia.
Halichoeres malpelo can be found over coarse sand and gravel substrate between depths of seven and 20 metes, the wrasse lives endemic around Malpelo Island, an island about 310 miles away from Columbia.
There are less informations about this wrasse.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > Halichoeres malpelo (Species)
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