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Cocotropus larvatus Ghost velvetfish

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lexID:
8032 
AphiaID:
277964 
Scientific:
Cocotropus larvatus 
German:
Samtfisch 
English:
Ghost Velvetfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Aploactinidae (Family) > Cocotropus (Genus) > larvatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Poss & Allen, 1987 
Occurrence:
Australia, Christmas Islands, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Thailand 
Size:
up to 2.8" (7.1 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Cocotropus altipinnis
  • Cocotropus astakhovi
  • Cocotropus dermacanthus
  • Cocotropus echinatus
  • Cocotropus eksae
  • Cocotropus izuensis
  • Cocotropus keramaensis
  • Cocotropus masudai
  • Cocotropus microps
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-02-23 18:24:47 

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Poss & Allen, 1987

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenoidei (Suborder) > Aploactinidae (Family) > Cocotropus (Genus) > Cocotropus larvatus (Species)

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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