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Naso tuberosus Humpnose unicornfish

Naso tuberosusis commonly referred to as Humpnose unicornfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Naso tuberosus-001, La Reunion 2014


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
1556 
AphiaID:
219675 
Scientific:
Naso tuberosus 
German:
Schwarzpunkt-Nasendoktor 
English:
Humpnose Unicornfish 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > tuberosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lacepède, 1801 
Occurrence:
Australia, Comores, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Réunion , Somalia, Tansania, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 52 Meter 
Size:
up to 23.62" (60 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-28 21:15:44 

Info

Lacepède, 1801

Occurs in coral reefs. Diet consisted a high proportion of the green alga, Caulerpa.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > Naso tuberosus (Species)


External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Naso tuberosus-001, La Reunion 2014
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