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Canthigaster figueiredoi

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lexID:
7329 
Scientific:
Canthigaster figueiredoi 
German:
Kugelfisch 
English:
Southern Atlantic sharpnose-puffer 
Category:
Kulfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Tetraodontidae (Family) > Canthigaster (Genus) > figueiredoi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Moura & Castro, 2002 
Occurrence:
Brasilien, Karibien, Västra Atlanten 
Size:
bis zu 12cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Musslor, Mysis, Räkor 
Tank:
~ 600 Liter 
Difficulty:
5 - Svår 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2014-07-07 15:12:02 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthigaster figueiredoi has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthigaster figueiredoi in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster figueiredoi. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Southern Atlantic sharpnose-puffer

Inhabits coral-rich as well as coral-poor areas, and areas with rocky bottoms. Often in pairs, hovering over the reef during the day.

Feeds on vegetation, sponges, crustaceans, and mollusks

Classification:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) >
Tetraodontidae (Puffers) >
Canthigasterinae

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