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Microchirus ocellatus Foureyed sole

Microchirus ocellatusis commonly referred to as Foureyed sole. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4687 
AphiaID:
274302 
Scientific:
Microchirus ocellatus 
German:
Augenfleck-Seezunge 
English:
Foureyed Sole 
Category:
Flounders & Soles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Soleidae (Family) > Microchirus (Genus) > ocellatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Ghana, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, European Coasts, Madeira, Northern Africa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South-Africa, Spain, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
5.91" - 7.87" (15cm - 20cm) 
Temperature:
64.4 °F - 78.8 °F (18°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Living Food, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-30 13:48:12 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution
Eastern Central Atlantic: Madeira Island, Canary Islands, Senegal, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone; northward to southwest of Iberian Peninsula, Mediterranean.
Western Indian Ocean: Natal, South Africa.

Biology
Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms.

Human uses
Fisheries: commercial

Synonymised taxa:
Echinosolea oculata (Risso, 1827)
Monochirus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Monochirus quadriocellatus (von Bonde, 1922)
Pleuronectes ocellatus Linnaeus, 1758
Quenselia ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Solea ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Solea oculata Risso, 1827
Solea quadriocellata von Bonde, 1922

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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