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Ogcocephalus nasutus Shortnose batfish

Ogcocephalus nasutusis commonly referred to as Shortnose batfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
6736 
AphiaID:
275908 
Scientific:
Ogcocephalus nasutus 
German:
Seefledermaus 
English:
Shortnose Batfish 
Category:
Batfish 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > nasutus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Suriname, Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 305 Meter 
Size:
up to 14.96" (38 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Predatory 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-26 14:08:29 

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Ogcocephalus nasutus (Cuvier, 1829)
Shortnose batfish

Inhabits flat bottoms of sand, coral rubble, seagrass or mud. Occurs from water's edge to at least 275 m depth. Feeds on mollusks, crabs, fishes, polychaete worms and algae

Synonyme:
Malthe nasuta Cuvier, 1829
Ogcoephalus nasutus (Cuvier, 1829)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Ogcocephalidae (Family) > Ogcocephalus (Genus) > Ogcocephalus vespertilio (Species)

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  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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