Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctata
Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctatais commonly referred to as Elephant trunkfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Hier eine Aufnahme der Seewalze Holothuria fuscopunctata in ihrem natürlichen Lebensraum. Aufgenommen in Bohol / Philippinen, 03/2016.
(... man beachte auch den Schuppenwurm Gastrolepidia clavigera auf der Seewalze ...)
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lexID: 7497 AphiaID: 210854 Scientific: Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctata German: Braungepunktete Seewalze English: Elephant Trunkfish Category: Sea Cucumbers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Holothuroidea (Class) > Holothuriida (Order) > Holothuriidae (Family) > Holothuria (Genus) > (Microthele) fuscopunctata (Species) Initial determination: Jaeger, 1833 Occurrence: American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada , China, Egypt, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, Timor, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 0 - 25 Meter Size: up to 27.56" (70 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Detritus, Invertebrates, Sediment feeder, Zoobenthos Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctata Jaeger, 1833
The elephant trunkfish is found in reef slopes and lagoons, also in shallow seagrass beds; mostly in depths of less than 25 meters.
Sexual reproduction takes place during the warm season, elephant trunkfish is a species with low potential fecundity and late sexual maturity, a reason for a population densities around 0.005 per square meter.
it is occasionally harvested by artisanal fisheries throughout the tropical Indian Ocean.
Holothuria (Holothuria) fuscopunctata Jaeger, 1833
Holothuria axiologa Clark, 1921
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