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Monacanthus chinensis Centreboard Leatherjacket , Fan-bellied Filefish, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket

Monacanthus chinensisis commonly referred to as Centreboard Leatherjacket , Fan-bellied Filefish, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber John Turnbull, Marine Explorer, Australien

Foto: Ship Rock, Victoria, Australien


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lexID:
3369 
AphiaID:
276256 
Scientific:
Monacanthus chinensis 
German:
Feilenfisch 
English:
Centreboard Leatherjacket , Fan-bellied Filefish, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket 
Category:
Filefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Monacanthus (Genus) > chinensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Osbeck, ), 1765 
Occurrence:
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New South Wales (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Spratly Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
5 - 50 Meter 
Size:
13.78" - 14.96" (35cm - 38cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Aiptasia, Algae, Brine Shrimps, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis 
Tank:
329.97 gal (~ 1500L) 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-07-31 17:55:30 

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Monacanthus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)

Inhabits estuaries and on coastal and offshore reefs; also on weed bottoms and on trawling grounds. Found on muddy or silty substrates. Is an omnivore which feeds mainly on seagrass, algae, gammarid amphipods and caridean shrimps as well as on bryozoans, hydroids, ascidians, copepods, caprellid amphipods and tanaidaceans

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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