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Profile lexID: 10607 AphiaID: 218305 Scientific: Variola albimarginata German: Weißsichel-Juwelenbarsch English: White-edged Lyre Tail, Painted Coral Trout, Lyre-tail Trout, Moontail Seabass, Lyre-tail Cod, Lunar-tailed Grouper, Whitemargin Lyretail Grouper Category: Percoïdés Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Variola (Genus) > albimarginata (Species) Initial determination: Baissac, 1953 Occurrence: , Raja Amat , Lombok , Northern Mariana Islands , Zanzibar , Tuvalu , Mozambique , Papua , Mayotte , the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands) , Timor Afrique de l'Est, Australie, Bali, barrière de récif, Fidji, Flores, île de Guam, île Maurice, Îles Banggai, îles Marschall, îles Ryuku, Inde, Indonésie, Japon, Java, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansanie, Togian, Tonga, Tulamben, Vanuatu Sea depth: 4 - 200 Meter Size: bis zu 65cm Temperature: 24,5°C - 28,6°C Food: Predatory, poissons (petits poissons) 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: 2017-04-06 22:21:00
Last edit: 2017-04-20 14:05:13
Variola albimarginata is a reef associated species that is found in depths ranging from 4 to 200 meters, the grouper is a reef associated and is piscivorous. .
Variola albimarginata is a reef associated species.
The White-edged lyretail is a generally uncommon species that inhabits seaward reefs.
Juveniles are typically found inshore on algae and soft coral reefs, usually swimming well above the substrate and looking much like a basslet
Adults are usually found in small groups.
Caution: The fish is highly ciguatoxic in some areas within its range
Variola albimarginatus Baissac, 1953
Variola albomarginata Baissac, 1953
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Variola (Genus) > Variola albimarginata (Species)
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