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Enoplometopus antillensis


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lexID:
3992 
AphiaID:
107251 
Scientific:
Enoplometopus antillensis 
German:
Roter Atlantik Riffhummer 
English:
Flaming Red Reef Lobster 
Category:
homards de récif 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Enoplometopidae (Family) > Enoplometopus (Genus) > antillensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lütken, 1865 
Occurrence:
Madeira, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Canaries, Golf du Guinée, golfe du Mexique, Le Cap-Vert, littoraux européens, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Sainte Hélène 
Size:
bis zu 13cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 25°C 
Food:
Carrion, artémias, mysis, nourriture congelée (grande taille), poissons (petits poissons) 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
facile 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-01-07 09:52:24 

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Reef lobsters, Enoplometopus, are a genus of small lobsters that live on reefs in the Indo-Pacific, Caribbean and warmer parts of the east Atlantic Ocean.

Species of Enoplometopus occur from coral reefs at depths of less than 1 Meter to rocky reefs at depths of 300 Meter. They are brightly coloured, with stripes, rings, or spots. They are typically mainly red, orange, purplish and white. Reef lobsters are small (depending on species, up to 10–13 centimetres or 4–5 inches


Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Macrura Reptantia (Suborder) > Astacidea (Infraorder) > Enoplometopoidea (Superfamily) > Enoplometopidae (Family) > Enoplometopus (Genus)

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