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Siganus javus Streaked spinefoot

Siganus javusis commonly referred to as Streaked spinefoot. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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Copyright Richard & Mary Field, Andaman Sea, Phuket, 2003


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lexID:
2196 
AphiaID:
273914 
Scientific:
Siganus javus 
German:
Java-Kaninchenfisch 
English:
Streaked Spinefoot 
Category:
Rabbitfishes/Foxfaces 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Siganidae (Family) > Siganus (Genus) > javus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
11.81" - 20.87" (30cm - 53cm) 
Temperature:
77 °F - 82.4 °F (25°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-28 11:04:53 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Siganus javus has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Siganus javus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Siganus javus. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Siganus javus ist ein selten im Handel zu findender Kaninchenfisch, der zudem mit 40-50 cm recht gross wird, für die meisten Heimaquarien somit zu gross.
Er ist im Westpazifik bis zum Arabischen Meer weit verbreitet.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Siganus javus; Beat Niggli; Thailand; Phuket
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