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Platax boersii Golden Batfish, Golden Spadefish

Platax boersiiis commonly referred to as Golden Batfish, Golden Spadefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4128 
AphiaID:
276801 
Scientific:
Platax boersii 
German:
Goldener Fledermausfisch 
English:
Golden Batfish, Golden Spadefish 
Category:
Batfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Ephippidae (Family) > Platax (Genus) > boersii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1853 
Occurrence:
Corea, East Africa, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Sumatra, The Bangai Archipelago 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Fish (little fishes), Jellyfish, Mysis, Shrimps, Zooplankton 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-10 16:20:21 

Info

Bleeker, 1853

Fishbase:
"Adults occur mostly in large schools along drop-offs, including outer reefs, singly in coastal waters. Juveniles are on deep slopes among tall coral formation."

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Ephippidae (Family) > Platax (Genus) > Platax boersii (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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