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Rhinecanthus cinereus Mauritius triggerfish

Rhinecanthus cinereusis commonly referred to as Mauritius triggerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

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Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
5487 
AphiaID:
219889 
Scientific:
Rhinecanthus cinereus 
German:
Mauritius-Drückerfisch 
English:
Mauritius Triggerfish 
Category:
Triggerfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Rhinecanthus (Genus) > cinereus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bonnaterre, ), 1788 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Mauritius, Réunion , the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
6.5" - 9.84" (16.5cm - 25cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Fish (little fishes), Flakes, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-31 21:22:15 

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The Mauritius triggerfish, Rhinecanthus cinereus, is one of seven species in the genus of Picasso triggerfish. Known only from the Western Indian Ocean, we’ve actually never seen the Mauritius triggerfish in person and the image above is the only one of a living, colorful specimen that we know of.

Read more: http://reefbuilders.com/2011/02/02/mauritius-triggerfish-rhinecanthus-cinereus/#ixzz2TlBeGDBp

Classification:

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)

External links

  1. Annotated checklist of the fish species (Pisces) of La Réunion, including a Red List of threatened and declining species, Seite 117 (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Mauritius Triggerfish (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reef Builders (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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