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Neomyxus leuciscus Acute-jawed mullet

Neomyxus leuciscusis commonly referred to as Acute-jawed mullet. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Neomyxus leuciscus (c) by Anders Poulson




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lexID:
7648 
AphiaID:
281693 
Scientific:
Neomyxus leuciscus 
German:
Meeräsche 
English:
Acute-jawed Mullet 
Category:
Mullets 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mugilidae (Family) > Neomyxus (Genus) > leuciscus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1872 
Occurrence:
French Polynesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 18.11" (46 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 77 °F (23°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae, Crustaceans 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-27 12:44:23 

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Neomyxus leuciscus (Günther, 1872)
Acute-jawed mullet

Inhabit sandy shores, tide pools and rocky surge areas. Feed on seaweeds and some crustaceans at daytime.


Synonymised names:
Chaenomugil leuciscus (Günther, 1872)
Myxus leuciscus Günther, 1872
Myxus sclateri Steindachner, 1878
Neomyxus sclateri (Steindachner, 1878)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Mugiliformes (Order) > Mugilidae (Family) > Neomyxus (Genus)

External links

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

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Neomyxus leuciscus (c) by Anders Poulson
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