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Echeneis naucrates


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lexID:
3569 
AphiaID:
126848 
Scientific:
Echeneis naucrates 
German:
Gestreifter Schiffshalter 
English:
Live Sharksucker 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Echeneidae (Family) > Echeneis (Genus) > naucrates (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Zirkumsubtropisch, Zirkumtrop 
Sea depth:
1 - 85 Meter 
Size:
66 cm - 110 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Parasites, Småfisk 
Tank:
~ 50000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-25 11:10:43 

Husbandry

Circumtropical:

Most abundant remora in warm waters. Occurs near as well as far from the coast. Often found free-swimming in shallow inshore areas and around coral reefs. Attaches temporarily to a variety of hosts including sharks, rays, large bony fishes or sea turtles, whales, dolphins and also to ships.

Classification
Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Echeneidae

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Sandwich88 am 15.06.11#1
Konnte dieses Tier in einem ca 12meter langen und 3meter Breiten Schauaquarium (Riff)in Jakarta bereits beobachten. Leider fehlt diesen Leuten jedliches Gefühl für artgerechte Tierhaltung. Das Tier sah allerdings gesund aus!
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