Chelidonichthys lucernais commonly referred to as Tub gurnard. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4445 AphiaID: 127262 Scientific: Chelidonichthys lucerna German: Roter Knurrhahn English: Tub Gurnard Category: Flying gurnards Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Triglidae (Family) > Chelidonichthys (Genus) > lucerna (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: , Tunesien , Straße von Gibralta , Russland , West Sahara the Black Sea, Algeria, East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Scandinavia, Sierra Leone, Spain, the British Isles, The Gulf of Guinea, the Isle of Man, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa Sea depth: 20 - 318 Meter Size: up to 29.53" (75 cm) Weight: 6 kg Temperature: 46.4 °F - 75.2 °F (8°C - 24°C) Food: Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Snails, Worms Tank: 439.96 gal (~ 2000L) Difficulty: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 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: 2012-07-13 15:49:08
Last edit: 2020-04-28 17:18:40
Occurs at temperatures ranging from 8.0-24.0 °C .
Inhabits sand, muddy sand or gravel bottoms. Feeds on fish, crustaceans and mollusks.
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Triglidae (Searobins)
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