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Aluterus schoepfii

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Aluterus schoepfii (c) by De Jong Marinelife

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lexID:
7390 
AphiaID:
159490 
Scientific:
Aluterus schoepfii 
German:
Feilenfisch 
English:
Orange Filefish 
Category:
Poissons-Limes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus) > schoepfii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Walbaum, ), 1792 
Occurrence:
Benin, Suriname, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Congo, Haiti, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, Puerto Rico, Ghana, Mauritania, Cameroon, Barbados, Gabon, Venezuela, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Angola, Antigua et Barbuda, Aruba, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Bermudes, Brésil, Canada, Colombie, Curaçao, Dominique, Golf du Guinée, golfe du Mexique, Guyane, Honduras, La Grenade, Nicaragua , Nigeria, Panama, Republique dominicaine, Saint Kitts et Nevis, Sainte-Lucie, Sénégal, St. Vincent et les Grenadines, Togo, Trinité-et-Tobago 
Sea depth:
3 - 900 Meter 
Size:
40 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Sea weed, Hydrozoa polyps, algues, polypes coralliens, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Tank:
~ 3500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
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:
2020-04-25 21:24:07 

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Orange filefish

Aluterus schoepfii, the orange filefish, is a species of fish in the Monacanthidae family.

Usually found over bottoms with seagrass, sand, or mud. Juveniles are associated with floating Sargassum.
Solitary or in pairs. Feeds on a variety of plants, including algae and seagrasses
More Infos under the Link to Fishbase.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Aluterus (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. WoRMS

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