Blacklobe wrasse, V-tail wrasse, Wedge-tailed wrasse, Yellowback tubelip
Labropsis xanthonotais commonly referred to as Blacklobe wrasse, V-tail wrasse, Wedge-tailed wrasse, Yellowback tubelip. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2222 AphiaID: 219016 Scientific: Labropsis xanthonota German: Keilschwanz-Putzerfisch English: Blacklobe Wrasse, V-tail Wrasse, Wedge-tailed Wrasse, Yellowback Tubelip Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labropsis (Genus) > xanthonota (Species) Initial determination: Randall, 1981 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Fiji, Flores, Florida, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 7 - 55 Meter Size: up to 5.12" (13 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Coral polyps = corallivorous, Food specialist Tank: 109.99 gal (~ 500L) Difficulty: Experts only! Very hard to keep Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2007-05-12 11:32:15
Last edit: 2018-06-27 22:24:21
Juveniles are cleaners while adults feed on coral polyps, best left in the wild.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labropsis (Genus) > Labropsis manabei (Species)
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