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Cephalopholis leopardus Leopard Cod, Leopard Hind, Redspot Coral Cod, Red-spotted Rockcod, Red-spotted Rock-cod, Leopard Rockcod

Cephalopholis leopardusis commonly referred to as Leopard Cod, Leopard Hind, Redspot Coral Cod, Red-spotted Rockcod, Red-spotted Rock-cod, Leopard Rockcod. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
2863 
AphiaID:
218185 
Scientific:
Cephalopholis leopardus 
German:
Leopard-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Leopard Cod, Leopard Hind, Redspot Coral Cod, Red-spotted Rockcod, Red-spotted Rock-cod, Leopard Rockcod 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > leopardus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.45" (24 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Food specialist, Predatory 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-07-24 15:27:53 

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(Lacepède, 1801)

Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon pinnacles, channels, and outer reef slopes. Solitary, a secretive species, usually hiding in caves and crevices in the reefs. One of the smallest species of groupers known.

Systematik
Cephalopholis leoparda (Lacepède, 1801)
Epinephelus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801)
Epinephelus urodelops Schultz, 1943
Labrus leopardus Lacepède, 1801
Serranus homfrayi Day, 1871
Serranus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801)
Serranus spilurus Valenciennes, 1833

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > Cephalopholis leopardus (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright Richard Field, Foto Huvafen fushi, Malediven
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Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto Maldives, Vilamendhoo,
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Cephalopholis leopardus, Bali
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Cephalopholis leopardus
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Cephalopholis leopardus - Leopard-Zackenbarsch  -  Oktober 2006 - Indonesia - North-Sulawesi - P. Talise - Canon DIGITAL IXUS 700
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