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Pteragogus pelycus Sideburn wrasse

Pteragogus pelycusis commonly referred to as Sideburn wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4821 
AphiaID:
219053 
Scientific:
Pteragogus pelycus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Sideburn Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Pteragogus (Genus) > pelycus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall, 1981 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, the Black Sea, Comores, East Africa, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 28 Meter 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
69.8 °F - 77 °F (21°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-01 11:35:36 

Info

Randall, 1981

Distribution:
Western Indian Ocean: south to Durban, South Africa. Eastern Mediterranean: Mersin and Iskendrun Bay.

Biology:
Inhabits quiet seagrass beds and algal flats.

Synonymised taxa:
Cossyphus opercularis Peters, 1855
Pteragogus opercularis (Peters, 1855)

Human uses
Aquarium: commercial

External links

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

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