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Novaculops halsteadi Halstead's sandy

Novaculops halsteadiis commonly referred to as Halstead's sandy. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Copyright Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Underwater, Foto Marshall Islands, Lagoon Halimeda, Kwajalein Atoll,


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lexID:
7999 
AphiaID:
1009705 
Scientific:
Novaculops halsteadi 
German:
Halsteads Messerlippfisch 
English:
Halstead's Sandy 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Novaculops (Genus) > halsteadi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Randall & Lobel, ), 2003 
Occurrence:
French Polynesia, Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Wake Atoll 
Sea depth:
15 - 55 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.72" (12 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Invertebrates, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-18 22:43:50 

Info

(Randall & Lobel, 2003)

Correct name concerning WoRMS: Xyrichtys halsteadi Randall & Lobel, 2003
Correct name concerning Fishbase: Novaculops halsteadi (Randall & Lobel, 2003)

Very special thanks for the first photo of the beautiful and conspicuous Novaculops halsteadi to Scott & Jeanette Johnson from Kwajalein Underwater.
This photo was taken at Marshall Islands, Lagoon Halimeda, Kwajalein Atoll.

Novaculops halsteadi is very rare and found solitary or in small groups near reefs in sand-rubble bottoms and feed on small benthic invertebrates.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Novaculops (Genus) > Novaculops halsteadi (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Reef Builders (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Female

Copyright Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Underwater, Foto Marshall Islands, Lagoon Halimeda, Kwajalein Atoll,
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