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.
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:
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Created: 2012-02-10 16:20:21
Last edit: 2012-02-10 16:20:21
"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)
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