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Paranthias furcifer


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lexID:
4486 
AphiaID:
282084 
Scientific:
Paranthias furcifer 
German:
Kreolenbarsch 
English:
Creole-fish 
Category:
Groupers / Fairy Basslets 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Paranthias (Genus) > furcifer (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Cuba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caymanöarna, Dominikanska Republiken, Florida, Karibien, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific), Östra Atlanten, USA, Västra Atlanten 
Sea depth:
8 - 100 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
Cyklops, Krill, Levandeföda, Mysis, Räkfoder, Räkor, ryggradslösa djur, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 3000 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-09 16:11:11 

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(Valenciennes, 1828)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Ascension Island and Gulf of Guinea islands of Principe, São Tomé, and Annobon. Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Campeche Bank, and throughout the Caribbean (except in northern Bahamas) to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Inhabits coral reefs and hard bottom areas.

Feeds mainly in midwater on zooplankton (copepods, pelagic tunicates, shrimps and shrimp larvae).

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