Indian mimic goatfish
Mulloidichthys ayliffeis commonly referred to as Indian mimic goatfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 7302 AphiaID: 712738 Scientific: Mulloidichthys ayliffe German: Meerbarbe English: Indian Mimic Goatfish Category: Goatfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus) > ayliffe (Species) Initial determination: Uiblein, 2011 Occurrence: Gulf of Oman / Oman, Kenya, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Size: up to 9.65" (24.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Clams, Detritus, Invertebrates, Snails, Starfishs, Worms, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2014-07-03 15:15:38
Last edit: 2014-07-03 15:15:38
Inhabits rocky reefs and coral areas. Mimics and aggregates with Lutjanus kasmira during the day. Disperses at night to feed.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mulloidichthys (Genus)
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