Blackspot wrasse, Crescent banded hogfish, Hawaiian hogfish, Saddle-back hogfish, Table boss, Tarry hogfish, Tuxedo hogfish
Bodianus bilunulatusis commonly referred to as Blackspot wrasse, Crescent banded hogfish, Hawaiian hogfish, Saddle-back hogfish, Table boss, Tarry hogfish, Tuxedo hogfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2474 AphiaID: 218932 Scientific: Bodianus bilunulatus German: Lippfisch English: Blackspot Wrasse, Crescent Banded Hogfish, Hawaiian Hogfish, Saddle-back Hogfish, Table Boss, Tarry Hogfish, Tuxedo Hogfish Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > bilunulatus (Species) Initial determination: (Lacepède, ), 1801 Occurrence: , Hong Kong (the) Maldives, Australia, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, China, Comores, Corea, East-Atlantic Ocean, Flores, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Kenya, Lombok, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 3 - 160 Meter Size: 17.72" - 21.65" (45cm - 55cm) Weight: 1,8 kg Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis, Schrimps, Sea urchins, Shrimps, Snails, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2008-03-21 12:59:49
Last edit: 2017-05-27 11:19:04
Young easily identified by the unusual coloration. Adults normally have an oval shaped black saddle near the tail, but it may become indistinct in large males. Feeds mainly on benthic, hard-shelled, invertebrates such as mollusks and crustaceans.
Bodianus bilunulatus bilunulatus (Lacepède, 1801)
Labrus bilunulatus Lacepède, 1801
Lepidaplois bilunulatus (Lacepède, 1801)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Bodianus (Genus) > Bodianus bilunulatus (Species)
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