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Phycis phycis Forkbeard

Phycis phycisis commonly referred to as Forkbeard. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4480 
AphiaID:
126502 
Scientific:
Phycis phycis 
German:
Gabeldorsche 
English:
Forkbeard 
Category:
Codfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gadiformes (Order) > Phycidae (Family) > Phycis (Genus) > phycis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
West Sahara, Tunesien, Straße von Gibralta, the North Sea, Azores, Bay of Biscay, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa 
Sea depth:
13 - 614 Meter 
Size:
9.84" - 25.59" (25cm - 65cm) 
Temperature:
55.94 °F - 61.16 °F (13.3°C - 16.2°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Schrimps, Shrimps 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-30 16:09:51 

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(Linnaeus, 1766)

Northeast Atlantic : Bay of Biscay to Morocco, south to Cape Verde, and including off-lying islands. Also in the Mediterranean and the Azores.

Found on hard and sandy-muddy bottoms near rocks at 100-650 m, but sometimes taken at greater depths.
Nocturnal, hiding between rocks during the day Feed on small fish and various invertebrates

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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