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Macropharyngodon bipartitus marisrubri


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lexID:
8479 
Scientific:
Macropharyngodon bipartitus marisrubri  
German:
Leoparden Lippfisch 
English:
Leopard Wrasse 
Category:
Labridi 
Occurrence:
Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel, Egitto, Mar rosso, Oceano Indiano occidentale 
Sea depth:
4 - 16 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 9.5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Cibo vivo, Cyclops, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 600 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-06-10 08:51:52 

Husbandry

Macropharyngodon marisrubri Randall, 1978

The Leopard Wrasse is difficult to keep because of its eating habits, relying on small invertebrates (foraminiferans and amphiopods). It needs a 50 gallon or larger aquarium with well established live rock. It also requires a layer of live sand, with other peaceful tank mates.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Corinae (Subfamily) > Macropharyngodon (Genus)

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Westneat, Mark | Collaborators
Randall, J.E., 2013. Seven new species of labrid fishes (Coris, Iniistius, Macropharyngodon, Novaculops, and Pteragogus) from the Western Indian Ocean. J. Ocean Sci. Foundation 7:1-43.

External links

  1. Fishbase
  2. WoRMS (en)

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