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Acentronura tentaculata


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lexID:
5080 
AphiaID:
217979 
Scientific:
Acentronura tentaculata 
German:
Haariges Zwerg-Nadelpferdchen 
English:
Shortpouch Pygmy Pipehorse 
Category:
Syngnathes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Acentronura (Genus) > tentaculata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1870 
Occurrence:
Pakistan, Israel, Yemen, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Irak, Suez-Kanal, Timor, Cambodia, Laccadive Sea, Mozambique, Papua, Brunei Darussalam, Spratly Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Nicobar Islands, Iran, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Quatar, Myanmar, Djibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Arabie-saudite, Australie, Bahreïn, Bali, Bangladesh, Bornéo, Egypte, golfe persique, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Java, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Oman, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Queensland, Rodriguez, Singapour, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
5.5 cm - 6.3 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia salina, mysis, nourriture vivante 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2018-01-11 09:26:23 

Husbandry

Günther, 1870

Correct name concerning WoRMS: Acentronura tentaculata

Correct name concerning Fishbase: Acentronura breviperula
Acentronura tentaculata is a different species concerning Fishabse


Typically found on small and sparse seagrass or algae that grow adjacent to reefs at shallow to moderate depths.
Usually found in pairs. Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail

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