Goatsbeard brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula
Brotula barbatais commonly referred to as Goatsbeard brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 20000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4388 AphiaID: 159067 Scientific: Brotula barbata German: Bartmännchen English: Goatsbeard Brotula, Atlantic Bearded Brotula Category: Fishcusk-eel Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Ophidiiformes (Order) > Ophidiidae (Family) > Brotula (Genus) > barbata (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 Occurrence: , Suriname , West Sahara , Ghana , Benin , Gambia Angola, Anguilla, Bermuda, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Congo, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Africa, French Guiana, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Lord Howe Island, Mauritania, Montserrat, Nigeria, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, Sierra Leone, the British Isles, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Venezuela Sea depth: - 650 Meter Size: 11.81" - 35.43" (30cm - 90cm) Weight: 8,5 kg Temperature: 32 °F - 77 °F (0°C - 25°C) Food: Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Hermit crabs, Lobster, Mantis shrimps, Rock lobster, Schrimps, Snails Tank: 4399.57 gal (~ 20000L) Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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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Created: 2012-05-15 08:30:01
Last edit: 2020-01-18 17:33:18
A nocturnal species, rarely seen for it lives in caves and crevices during the day and periodically emerges from cover at night to feed on crustaceans, mainly crabs, and fishes.
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