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Symphurus insularis Tonguefish

Symphurus insularisis commonly referred to as Tonguefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
4690 
AphiaID:
274248 
Scientific:
Symphurus insularis 
German:
Hundszunge 
English:
Tonguefish 
Category:
Flounders & Soles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Cynoglossidae (Family) > Symphurus (Genus) > insularis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Munroe, Brito & Hernández, 2000 
Occurrence:
Azores, East-Atlantic Ocean, Madeira, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, West Africa 
Size:
4.33" - 9.06" (11cm - 23cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Fish (little fishes), Krill, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Symphurus arawak
  • Symphurus atramentatus
  • Symphurus atricaudus
  • Symphurus australis
  • Symphurus bathyspilus
  • Symphurus billykrietei
  • Symphurus callopterus
  • Symphurus caribbeanus
  • Symphurus chabanaudi
  • Symphurus civitatium
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-01 19:46:16 

Info

Munroe, Brito & Hernández, 2000

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Macaronesian subprovince.

External links

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

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