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Platybelone argalus argalus


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lexID:
7029 
AphiaID:
293709 
Scientific:
Platybelone argalus argalus 
German:
Hornhecht 
English:
Keeltail Needlefish 
Category:
Beloniformes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beloniformes (Order) > Belonidae (Family) > Platybelone (Genus) > argalus argalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lesueur, ), 1821 
Occurrence:
Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Brésil, Caraïbes, golfe du Mexique, USA 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Predatory, poissons (petits poissons) 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Platybelone argalus
  • Platybelone lovii
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-04-17 08:04:22 

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Platybelone argalus argalus (Lesueur, 1821)
Keeltail needlefish

The keeltail needlefish, sometimes called the keeled needlefish, is a tropical fish of the family Belonidae .Feeds mainly on small fishes. Nothing for Home Reeftanks.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Belonidae
Genus: Platybelone
Fowler, 1919
Species: P. argalus
Binomial name
Platybelone argalus
(Lesueur, 1821)

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