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Arothron mappa Map puffer

Arothron mappais commonly referred to as Map puffer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
2178 
AphiaID:
219930 
Scientific:
Arothron mappa 
German:
Mappa-Kugelfisch 
English:
Map Puffer 
Category:
Pufferfishes/Globefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Arothron (Genus) > mappa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lesson, ), 1831 
Occurrence:
Australia, East Africa, Indo Pacific, Madagascar, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Réunion , Samoa, South-Africa, the Seychelles 
Size:
up to 25.59" (65 cm) 
Temperature:
77 °F - 82.4 °F (25°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
439.96 gal (~ 2000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-28 15:44:07 

Info

Occurs in clear lagoon and sheltered seaward reefs. Adults usually along deep drop-offs. Usually close to shelter. Feeds on algae, sponges, and benthic invertebrates

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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 juveniler Arothron mappa - Mappa-Kugelfisch  (c) by Claude Schuhmacher
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