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Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctata Elephant trunkfish

Holothuria (Microthele) fuscopunctatais commonly referred to as Elephant trunkfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Seewalze, Holothuria fuscopunctata

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:
  • Holothuria aemula
  • Holothuria albiventer
  • Holothuria albofusca
  • Holothuria altaturricula
  • Holothuria anulifera
  • Holothuria aphanes
  • Holothuria arenacava
  • Holothuria arenicola
  • Holothuria arguinensis
  • Holothuria artensis
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-19 23:32:22 

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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.

Synonymised names:
Holothuria (Holothuria) fuscopunctata Jaeger, 1833
Holothuria axiologa Clark, 1921

External links

  1. Reefcolors (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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