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Cephalopholis oligosticta Vermilion hind

Cephalopholis oligostictais commonly referred to as Vermilion hind. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7326 
AphiaID:
218176 
Scientific:
Cephalopholis oligosticta 
German:
Zackenbarsch 
English:
Vermilion Hind 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Cephalopholis (Genus) > oligosticta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Ben-Tuvia, 1983 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arafura Sea, Australia, Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Okinawa, Pakistan, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu, Yemen 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-06 17:33:42 

Info

Randall & Ben-Tuvia, 1983

Cephalopholis oligosticta could be a colourful eyespot in each tank, its body has a orange-red colour and is covered with plenty blue dots and its pectoral fins have some blue stripes.

This hind needs a diet that consists mainly of small fishes and some small crustaceans.

Best left in the wild.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Cephalopholis (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Webpage Richard Field (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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