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Balistes capriscus


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lexID:
1974 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Balistes capriscus 
German:
Grauer Drückerfisch 
English:
Grey Triggerfish 
Category:
Ballistes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Balistes (Genus) > capriscus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1789 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Benin, Madeira, Haiti, French Guiana, Suriname, Costa Rica, São Tomé e Principé, Guatemala, Uruguay, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Algérie, Amérique du Sud, Angola, Argentine, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Azores, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Brésil, Canada, Canaries, Colombie, Comores, Espagne, Golf du Guinée, golfe du Mexique, Honduras, îles britanniques, Indonésie, Kuba, Le Cap-Vert, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Panama, Portugal, Republique dominicaine, Scandinavie, Street of Gibralta, Trinité-et-Tobago, USA 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
chair de moules, crabes, crevettes, crevettes servant de nourriture, crustacés, Invertébrés, moules, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2006-07-23 12:43:25 

Husbandry

Gmelin, 1789

Inhabits bays, harbors, lagoons, and seaward reefs. May drift with young at surface among Sargassum. Usually solitary or in small groups. Feeds on benthic invertebrates like mollusks and crustaceans. Consumed mostly fresh, smoked, and dried salted. The flesh is of excellent quality.

Synonyms:
Balistes buniva Lacepède, 1803
Balistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839
Balistes capriscus Gronow, 1854
Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
Balistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854
Balistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789
Balistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842
Balistes moribundus Cope, 1871
Balistes powellii Cope, 1870
Balistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792
Balistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860
Nematobalistes forcipatus (Gmelin, 1789)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Balistes (Genus) > Balistes capriscus (Species)

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