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Choerodon anchorago Anchor trunkfish, Anchor tuskfish, Orange-dotted tuskfish, White-belly tuskfish, Yellow-cheek tuskfish

Choerodon anchoragois commonly referred to as Anchor trunkfish, Anchor tuskfish, Orange-dotted tuskfish, White-belly tuskfish, Yellow-cheek tuskfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber David C. Cook, Wonga Beach, Australia

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lexID:
200 
AphiaID:
277262 
Scientific:
Choerodon anchorago 
German:
Großzahn-Lippfisch 
English:
Anchor Trunkfish, Anchor Tuskfish, Orange-dotted Tuskfish, White-belly Tuskfish, Yellow-cheek Tuskfish 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Choerodon (Genus) > anchorago (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Australia, Bali, China, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, Maumere, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Niue, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
13.78" - 19.69" (35cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Isopods, Krill, Mysis, Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Shrimps, Snails, Worms 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2018-12-28 15:55:22 

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Choerodon anchorago (Bloch, 1791)

Adults inhabit reef flats and lagoon reefs, in areas with seagrass or mixed sand, rubble, and coral

Classification:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Perciformes (Perch-likes) >
Labridae (Wrasses) >
Bodianinae

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.

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Adult

© David C. Cook, Wonga Beach, Australia
1
Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
1
Copyright Dr. Paddy Ryan
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Semiadult

Choerodon anchorago (c) by De Jong Marinelife
1

Commonly


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