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Mulloidichthys martinicus


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lexID:
3439 
AphiaID:
277991 
Scientific:
Mulloidichthys martinicus 
German:
Gelbe Meerbarbe 
English:
Yellow Goatfish 
Category:
Mullets 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > martinicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Barbados, Venezuela, Suriname, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Haiti, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Guadeloupe, São Tomé e Principé, Anguilla, Antigua et Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Brésil, Caraïbes, Colombie, Curaçao, Dominique, Floride, golfe du Mexique, Honduras, îles Caïmans, Îles Turques et Caïques, Îles Vierges britanniques, Kuba, La Grenade, Le Cap-Vert, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua , Panama, Republique dominicaine, Sainte Hélène, Sainte-Lucie, St. Kitts et Nevis, St. Vincent et les Grenadines, Trinité-et-Tobago, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
0 - 49 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 39cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
arénicole, artémias, escargots, krill, moules, mysis, plancton 
Tank:
~ 5000 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)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-17 21:34:29 

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Mulloidichthys martinicus, also known as the Yellow Goatfish, ist widely found in to the Western Atlantic. From Bermuda and Florida to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Most to be found in Lagoons, reef faces and frontal reef slopes, at depths between 1 and 49 meters.

The Yellow Goatfish has a bright yellow to beige body with a distinctive yellow stripe from the eye to the tail fin. The tail is yellow. It feeds on benthic invertebrates.

Class: Osteichthyes
Order: Perciformes
Family: Mullidae
Genus: Mulloidichthys
Species: Mulloidichthys martinicus

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