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Brotula barbata


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lexID:
4388 
AphiaID:
159067 
Scientific:
Brotula barbata 
German:
Bartmännchen 
English:
Goatsbeard Brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Ophidiiformes (Order) > Ophidiidae (Family) > Brotula (Genus) > barbata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Cameroon, Venezuela, Gambia, Lord Howe Island, French Guiana, Congo, the Netherlands Antilles, São Tomé e Principé, Suriname, West Sahara, Ghana, Mauritania, Benin, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Afrique de l'Est, Angola, Anguilla, Bermudes, Bolivie, Curaçao, Dominique, groupe Pitcairn, Guyane, Honduras, îles britanniques, îles Caïmans, Îles Turques et Caïques, Îles Vierges britanniques, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Kuba, Mer Rouge, Montserrat, Nigeria, Republique dominicaine, Saint Kitts et Nevis, Sainte-Lucie, St. Vincent et les Grenadines, Togo, Trinité-et-Tobago 
Sea depth:
- 650 Meter 
Size:
30 cm - 90 cm 
Weight:
8,5 kg 
Temperature:
0°C - 25°C 
Food:
Hermit crabs, crabes, crevettes, crustacés, escargots, homard, langoustes, poissons (petits poissons), squille, tourteaux 
Tank:
~ 20000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-18 17:33:18 

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Goatsbeard brotula

A nocturnal species, rarely seen for it lives in caves and crevices during the day and periodically emerges from cover at night to feed on crustaceans, mainly crabs, and fishes.

Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) >
Ophidiidae (Cusk-eels) >
Brotulinae

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