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Iniistius pentadactylus


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lexID:
5634 
Scientific:
Iniistius pentadactylus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Fivefinger razorfish, Fivefinger wrasse, Red-spot razor wrasse 
Category:
Labres 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Iniistius (Genus) > pentadactylus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Mozambique, Hong Kong, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Australie, barrière de récif, Egypte, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles Christmas, Inde, Indonésie, Japon, La Réunion, Mer d'Adaman, Océan Indien, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Queensland, Seychelles, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Frozen food (small sorts), Amphipods, crevettes, crevettes servant de nourriture, crevettes-barbier, crustacés, Daphnia salina, Invertébrés, krill, mysis, nourriture congelée (grande taille), nourriture vivante 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
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:
2018-10-26 10:28:06 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Correct name concerning Fishbase: Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Correct name concerning WoRMS: Xyrichtys virens Valenciennes, 1840

Found over sandy bottoms of coastal areas and in areas with some seagrass or algae.

Usually in large spread-out groups on upper slopes of sand and mud banks with males defending its section that has numerous females .
When threatened, it dives head-first into sand; may take some time to emerge again. Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including mollusks and crustaceans.

Text source: Fishbase

Synyonyms:
Coryphaena pentadactyla Linnaeus, 1758
Hemipteronotus pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Novocula sexmaculata Valenciennes, 1840
Xirichtys cyanirostris Guérin-Méneville, 1829
Xyrichtys pentadactylos (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Xyrichtys pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cheilininae (Subfamily) > Iniistius (Genus)

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