Cephalopholis polleniis commonly referred to as Harlequin hind. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2408 AphiaID: 218175 Scientific: Cephalopholis polleni German: Harlekin Zackenbarsch English: Harlequin Hind Category: Groupers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > polleni (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1868 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, Christmas Islands, Comores, French Polynesia, Guam, Indo Pacific, Japan, Kiribati, Line Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Sri Lanka, Sumatra, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands Size: up to 16.93" (43 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Fish (little fishes), Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Schrimps, Shrimps Tank: 549.95 gal (~ 2500L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Sporadic distribution. Occurs only at oceanic islands. Inhabits clear waters of steep drop-offs; rarely seen in less than 30 m. It has been taken in depths of 120 m and may occur deeper. Also found in caves and crevices. Often swims upside-down against.
Aethaloperca polleni (Bleeker, 1868)
Cephalopholis virgatus Fourmanoir, 1955
Epinephelus polleni Bleeker, 1868
Gracila okinawae Katayama, 1974
Gracila polleni (Bleeker, 1868)
Gracilia polleni (Bleeker, 1868)
Plectropoma lineatum Bliss, 1883
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Cephalopholis (Genus)
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