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Sargocentron microstoma Smallmouth squirrelfish

Sargocentron microstomais commonly referred to as Smallmouth squirrelfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


Profilbild Urheber Keoki & Yuko Okano Stender, Hawaii

Copyright Keoki Stender,Foto: Nu'u'uli, American Samoa


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lexID:
9426 
AphiaID:
217952 
Scientific:
Sargocentron microstoma 
German:
Soldatenfisch 
English:
Smallmouth Squirrelfish 
Category:
Squirrels & Soldiers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Sargocentron (Genus) > microstoma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Günther, ), 1859 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Banda Sea, Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Moluccas, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Tahiti, Taiwan, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll 
Sea depth:
1 - 183 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 84.2 °F (22°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Krill, Mantis shrimps, Mysis, Schrimps, Worms 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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:
2016-03-03 13:11:25 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Sargocentron microstoma has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Sargocentron microstoma in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Sargocentron microstoma. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

(Günther, 1859)

Synonyms:
Adioryx microstomus (Günther, 1859)
Holocentrum microstoma Günther, 1859
Holocentrus microstoma Günther, 1859
Holocentrus microstomus Günther, 1859
Sargocentron microstomum (Günther, 1859)
Sargocentron microstomus (Günther, 1859)
Sargocentron mitrostomus (Günther, 1859)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Holocentrinae (Subfamily) > Sargocentron (Genus) > Sargocentron microstoma (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright Keoki Stender,Foto: Nu'u'uli, American Samoa
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Copyright J. E. Randall,  Foto: Enewetak, Marschall-Inseln
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Von Nhobgood Nick Hobgood - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5767141
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