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Antennarius indicus Indian frogfish

Antennarius indicusis commonly referred to as Indian frogfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Copyright Keith Wilson, Foto: Fujairah, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate




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lexID:
9519 
AphiaID:
217841 
Scientific:
Antennarius indicus 
German:
Indischer Anglerfisch 
English:
Indian Frogfish 
Category:
Frogfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennarius (Genus) > indicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1964 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, East Africa, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Irak, Mozambique, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 25 Meter 
Size:
9.06" - 9.84" (23cm - 25cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes) 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-26 22:06:56 

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Schultz, 1964

Very special thanks for the frist three photos to Keith Wilson, UK.
Keith has taken his photos at Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.

The Indian frogfish is an uncommon species that occurs to a depth of at least 27 meters.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Lophiiformes (Order) > Antennariidae (Family) > Antennariinae (Subfamily) > Antennarius (Genus) > Antennarius indicus (Species)

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Copyright Keith Wilson, Foto:  Fujairah, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
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Copyright Keith Wilson, Foto:  Fujairah, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
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Copyright Keith Wilson, Foto:  Fujairah,  Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate
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