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Opistognathus muscatensis

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.


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Opistognathus muscatensis (c) by Keith Wilson




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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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-28 17:57:28 

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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

Synonymised names:
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) >

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Opistognathus muscatensis (c) by Keith Wilson
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