Frill-mouth sole, Margined Sole
Brachirus heterolepisis commonly referred to as Frill-mouth sole, Margined Sole. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9542 AphiaID: 279964 Scientific: Brachirus heterolepis German: Seezunge English: Frill-mouth Sole, Margined Sole Category: Flounders & Soles Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Soleidae (Family) > Brachirus (Genus) > heterolepis (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1856 Occurrence: Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, Moluccas, Sulawesi Size: up to 14.17" (36 cm) Temperature: °F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) Food: Aiptasia, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Worms 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:
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Created: 2016-03-21 16:40:58
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Brachirus heterolepis inhabits sheltered bays and lagoons on pale sandy substrates near reefs in a few regions of the Western Central Pacific.
The Frill-mouth sole or Margined Sole occurs in a depth range of 2 - 30 meters.
Dexillichthys heterolepis (Bleeker, 1856)
Synaptura heterolepis Bleeker, 1856
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Pleuronectiformes (Order) > Soleidae (Family) > Brachirus (Genus) > Brachirus heterolepis (Species)
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