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Iniistius melanopus Yellowpatch razorfish

Iniistius melanopusis commonly referred to as Yellowpatch razorfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7717 
AphiaID:
712763 
Scientific:
Iniistius melanopus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Yellowpatch Razorfish 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Iniistius (Genus) > melanopus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1857 
Occurrence:
China, Comores, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moluccas, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 64 Meter 
Size:
up to 10.24" (26 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Food tablets, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Living Food, omnivore, Pellets 
Tank:
549.95 gal (~ 2500L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-14 10:25:15 

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Iniistius melanopus (Bleeker, 1857)
Yellowpatch razorfish

Occurs on upper part of sand and mud banks, usually on reef flat areas, just before sloping down in depths from 7 m down to about 15 m.

Dives into sand to sleep safely at night or to hide when alarmed

Synonymised names:
Hemipteronotus melanopus (Bleeker, 1857)
Novacula melanopus Bleeker, 1857
Xyrichtys melanopus (Bleeker, 1857)

For more Infos click to the Link to Fishbase.

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cheilininae (Subfamily) > Iniistius (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. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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