Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus
Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatusis commonly referred to as Three-spined stickleback. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 6522 AphiaID: 236462 Scientific: Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus German: Dreistachliger Stichling English: Three-spined Stickleback Category: Sticklebacks Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gasterosteiformes (Order) > Gasterosteidae (Family) > Gasterosteus (Genus) > aculeatus aculeatus (Species) Initial determination: Linnaeus, 1758 Occurrence: , Russland the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea, the North Sea, Alaska, Algeria, Canada , China, Corea, European Coasts, Greenland, Gulf of Maine, Iceland, Japan, Mexico (East Pacific), North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Africa, Portugal, Scandinavia, the British Isles, the Isle of Man, USA Size: 1.57" - 7.87" (4cm - 20cm) Temperature: 41 °F - 51.8 °F (5°C - 11°C) Food: Algae, Aquatic plant, Carrion, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish eggs, Fish larvae, Insects, Krill, Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Snails, Worms, Zooplankton Difficulty: Easy Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-12-18 19:40:39
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
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