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Thysanophrys chiltonae


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lexID:
7645 
AphiaID:
218156 
Scientific:
Thysanophrys chiltonae 
German:
Langnasiger Krokodilsfisch 
English:
Longsnout Flathead 
Category:
Poissons-Crocodiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus) > chiltonae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1966 
Occurrence:
Afrique du Sud, Australie, barrière de récif, île Maurice, Océan Indien, Seychelles, Thaïlande 
Size:
18 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
crabes, crevettes, crustacés, Invertébrés, poissons (petits poissons), tourteaux 
Tank:
~ 4000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-23 10:56:33 

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Thysanophrys chiltonae Schultz, 1966
Longsnout flathead

Thysanophrys is a genus of flatheads native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The Longsnout Flathead has a long, spatulate snout. It is mostly white with brown saddles on its back.

Inhabits sand areas adjacent to coral reefs. Feeds on crustaceans, crabs and prawns, also on fishes.

Synonymised names:
Cociella chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Inegocia chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Platycephalus chiltonae (Schultz, 1966)
Thysanophrys chiltoni Schultz, 1966 (misspelling)
Thysanophrys cluitouse Schultz, 1960 (misspelling)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Platycephalidae (Family) > Thysanophrys (Genus)

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  2. WoRMS

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