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Naso caesius Gray unicornfish, Silver-blotched Unicorn

Naso caesiusis commonly referred to as Gray unicornfish, Silver-blotched Unicorn. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1952 
AphiaID:
278004 
Scientific:
Naso caesius 
German:
Silberner Nasendoktor 
English:
Gray Unicornfish, Silver-blotched Unicorn 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > caesius (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Bell, 1992 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Bakers Island, Chesterfield Islands, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Howland Island, Indo Pacific, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Society Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
17.72" - 23.62" (45cm - 60cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Plankton 
Tank:
2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 23:00:24 

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Naso caesius - 45-60 cm ..... is a big fish :-)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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