Opistognathus muscatensisis commonly referred to as Robust jawfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 9623 AphiaID: 219137 Scientific: Opistognathus muscatensis German: Muscat Brunnenbauer English: Robust Jawfish Category: Opistognatidi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) > muscatensis (Species) Initial determination: Boulenger, 1888 Sea depth: 15 - 50 Meter Size: 30 cm - 45 cm Temperature: 18°C - 24°C Tank: ~ 2000 Liter 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2016-04-07 14:23:16
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Opistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Many thank to Keith Wilson for the wonderful picture.
This species is occasionally encountered in the fish market and its flesh is reported to be relatively good. It is taken incidentally in bottom trawls and by hook and line at 30-50 m
Ophisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Opisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Opistignathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Opistognathidae (Family) > Opistognathus (Genus) >
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