Rhinecanthus abyssusis commonly referred to as Triggerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12578 AphiaID: 277181 Scientific: Rhinecanthus abyssus German: Drückerfisch English: Triggerfish Category: Triggerfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Rhinecanthus (Genus) > abyssus (Species) Initial determination: Matsuura & Shiobara, 1989 Occurrence: Central Pazific, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, The Ryukyu Islands, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 120 - 150 Meter Size: 16,7 cm Temperature: °F - 69.8 °F (°C - 21°C) Food: Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2019-11-23 09:15:15
Last edit: 2020-03-31 21:01:31
Very special thanks for his photo of the super rare triggerfish Rhinecanthus abyssus to Ohm Pavaphon from Thailand.
The fish was taken in Indonesia.
The original description by Matsuura & Shiobara is attached.
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