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Coris pictoides Blackstripe coris, Pixie rainbow wrasse, Pixie wrasse

Coris pictoidesis commonly referred to as Blackstripe coris, Pixie rainbow wrasse, Pixie wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Foto: Batangas, Luzon, Philipinnen


Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
9959 
AphiaID:
273561 
Scientific:
Coris pictoides 
German:
Zwerg-Junker 
English:
Blackstripe Coris, Pixie Rainbow Wrasse, Pixie Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > pictoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall & Kuiter, 1982 
Occurrence:
Dampier Archipelago, Australia, Bali, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, New Caledonia, Papua, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, Togean Islands 
Sea depth:
9 - 55 Meter 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zoobenthos, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-25 08:47:43 

Info

Randall & Kuiter, 1982

Coris pictoides inhabits sand and rubble areas adjacent to coral reefs in depths of 10 to at least 30 meters.
It has been recorded in shallow estuaries or lagoons, but appears more common in depths below 20 meters.
Coris pictoides reaches a maximum size of about 12 cm. Juvenilles are associated with sand living anemones (e.g. Stichodactyla haddoni).

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > Coris pictoides (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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