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Fistularia petimba


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lexID:
5796 
AphiaID:
159439 
Scientific:
Fistularia petimba 
German:
Rauer Flötenfisch 
English:
Red Cornetfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Fistulariidae (Family) > Fistularia (Genus) > petimba (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lacepède, 1803 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Hong Kong, Lord Howe Island, Iran, Rapa, Morocco, Tokelau, Jordan, Midway Islands, Tuvalu, the Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Venezuela, French Guiana, West Sahara, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Spratly Islands, Norfolk Island, Papua, Line Islands, Suriname, Puerto Rico, Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Tuamoto Islands, Wake Atoll, the Kermadec Islands, the Society Islands, Niue, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Kuwait, Tasmanien, Israel, Marquesas Islands, Cambodia, São Tomé e Principé, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Bakers Island, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Myanmar, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Benin, Quatar, the Netherlands Antilles, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Ogasawara Islands, Lombok, Malpelo Island, Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, Kiribati, Yemen, Ghana, Northern Mariana Islands, Congo, Haiti, Djibouti, Central America, Uruguay, Cameroon, Namibia, Gambia, Brunei Darussalam, Komodo (Komodo Island), Afrique de l'Est, Afrique de l'Ouest, Amérique du Sud, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua et Barbuda, Arabie-saudite, Argentine, Aruba, atoll de Johnston, Australie, Azores, Bahamas, Bahreïn, Bali, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermudes, Bolivie, Brésil, Canaries, Caraïbes, Cercle tropical, Chine, Colombie, Comores, Corée, Curaçao, Dominique, Egypte, Espagne, Fidji, Flores, Floride, Golf du Guinée, golfe du Mexique, Guyane, Hawaii, Honduras, île Maurice, îles de Cook, îles Ryuku, îles Salomon, Îles Turques et Caïques, Îles Vierges britanniques, Inde, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Java, Kenya, Kuba, L'Atlantique Sud, La Réunion, Le Cap-Vert, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Martinique, Méditerranée, Mer d'Adaman, Mer de Barents, Mer de corail, Mer Noire, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Montserrat, Nauru, Nicaragua , Nigeria, Nouvelle Zélande, Océan Indien, Ocean Pacifique, Oman, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Pacifique Ouest, Palau, Panama, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Portugal, Queensland, Republique dominicaine, Sainte Hélène, Sainte-Lucie, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Sénégal, Seychelles, Singapour, Somalie, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts et Nevis, St. Vincent et les Grenadines, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Togo, Tonga, Trinité-et-Tobago, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
10 - 200 Meter 
Size:
150 cm - 180 cm 
Temperature:
3,2°C - 29,3°C 
Food:
Fish eggs, alevin, crevettes, poissons (petits poissons), seiche 
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:
2017-03-19 23:09:26 

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Fistularia petimba (Lacepède, 1803)

Fistularia petimba, is a pipefish better known as the Red Cornetfish, found in tropical oceans worldwide, at depths between 10 and 200 m. Mostly in the sublittoral zone, inhabits coastal areas over soft bottoms, usually at depths greater than 10 m.

The Red Cornetfish has a variation of color, which ranges in: pink, pale brown, yellow, and a greenish tinge. Some characteristics are its silvery underside, bony plates along the midline, and its long tubular snout, which by the way, makes up a quarter of its length. It usually reaches lengths of 1.50 to 1.80 meters. The body is cylindrical and very thin. It has a striking, long-drawn-out tubular snout.

Fistularia petimba don’t have a very big variety of food. They mainly stick to small fish and shrimp- although; there is a predator after them, the macrofauna. To avoid being eaten by this predator, the Fistularia petimba often rides on top of other species, and they are also use camouflage.

Synonyme:
Fistularia immaculata Cuvier, 1816
Fistularia patimba Lacepède, 1803
Fistularia rubra Miranda Ribiero, 1915
Fistularia serrata Cuvier, 1816
Fistularia starksi Jordan & Seale, 1905
Fistularia villosa Klunzinger, 1871

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Fistulariidae (Family) > Fistularia (Genus) > Fistularia petimba (Species)


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