Pareques umbrosusis commonly referred to as Cubbyu. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9619 AphiaID: 282143 Scientific: Pareques umbrosus German: Umberfisch English: Cubbyu Category: Croaker Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sciaenidae (Family) > Pareques (Genus) > umbrosus (Species) Initial determination: (Jordan & Eigenmann, ), 1889 Occurrence: , Suriname Aruba, Bermuda, Columbia, Cuba, Curacao, Florida, French Guiana, Gulf of Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela Sea depth: 5 - 91 Meter Size: 5.91" - 9.84" (15cm - 25cm) Temperature: 11,4 °F - 27,5 °F (11,4°C - 27,5°C) Food: Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Krill, Mysis, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2016-04-06 10:32:58
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Pareques umbrosus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Pareques umbrosus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Pareques umbrosus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
(Jordan & Eigenmann, 1889)
Eques acuminatus umbrosus Jordan & Eigenmann, 1889
Equetus umbrosus (Jordan & Eigenmann, 1889)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Sciaenidae (Family) > Pareques (Genus) > Pareques umbrosus (Species)
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