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Cantherhines pullus


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lexID:
4491 
AphiaID:
159493 
Scientific:
Cantherhines pullus 
German:
Schwanzfleckfeilenfisch 
English:
Orangespotted Filefish 
Category:
Poissons-Limes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Cantherhines (Genus) > pullus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ranzani, ), 1842 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Venezuela, Haiti, São Tomé e Principé, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Belize, Bermudes, Brésil, Caraïbes, Golf du Guinée, golfe du Mexique, Honduras, îles Caïmans, Kuba, Mer de Banda, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Panama, Republique dominicaine, USA 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
14 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, Sponges, Bryozoans (sea mats), algues, Invertébrés, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Tank:
~ 800 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-10-12 09:51:49 

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(Ranzani, 1842)
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southeastern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea.

Found in shallow water and around coral and rocky reefs.

Feeds on bottom growth, primarily sponge and algae, but stomach often contain tunicates, bryozoans and other sessile benthic invertebrates.

The young are pelagic and highly important food items in the diet of large predaceous fishes such as tunas and billfishes.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

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