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Schedophilus ovalis

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Juvenil - Foto von Peter Wirtz
Juvenil - Foto von Peter Wirtz
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lexID:
3971 
AphiaID:
126834 
Scientific:
Schedophilus ovalis 
German:
Ovaler Quallenfresser 
English:
Imperial Blackfish 
Category:
Smörfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Centrolophidae (Family) > Schedophilus (Genus) > ovalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
Bermuda, Medelhavet, Östra Atlanten, Spanien 
Size:
60 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
Fiskyngel, maneter, Mysis, Plankton, Räkor, Småfisk 
Tank:
~ 100000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-12-17 18:14:58 

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The imperial blackfish can get up to one meter in size, typical are however lengths of around 60 cm. It is benthopelagic and lives in depths of around 80 to 240 meters along continental shelves and islands.

Juveniles are epipelagic and live with jellyfish, among others with Physalia physalis, close to the surface.

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