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Profile lexID: 10607 AphiaID: 218305 Scientific: Variola albimarginata German: Weißsichel-Juwelenbarsch English: White-edged Lyre Tail, Painted Coral Trout, Lyre-tail Trout, Moontail Seabass, Lyre-tail Cod, Lunar-tailed Grouper, Whitemargin Lyretail Grouper Category: Tandbaarzen Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Variola (Genus) > albimarginata (Species) Initial determination: Baissac, 1953 Occurrence: , Philippines , Zanzibar , Guam , Tansania , Java , Tuvalu , (the) Maldives , Mozambique , Papua , Australia , The Ryukyu Islands , Flores , Sumatra , Indonesia , Tonga , Madagascar , Mayotte , East Africa , Queensland (Australia) , The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands) , the Seychelles , India , Timor , Réunion , Vanuatu , Marschall Islands , New Caledonia , Papua New Guinea , Samoa , Great Barrier Reef , Taiwan , Tulamben , Malaysia , Micronesia , Palau , Raja Amat , Fiji , Sri Lanka , Togean Islands , Lombok , Mauritius , Northern Mariana Islands Andamanensee, Bali, Indische Oceaan, Japan, Strigocuscus eilanden, Westelijke Indische Oceaan Sea depth: 4 - 200 Meter Size: bis zu 65cm Temperature: 26.6°C - 31.6°C Food: Roofzuchtig, Vissen (kleine vissen) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2017-04-06 22:21:00
Last edit: 2017-04-20 14:05:13
Variola albimarginata is a reef associated species that is found in depths ranging from 4 to 200 meters, the grouper is a reef associated and is piscivorous. .
Variola albimarginata is a reef associated species.
The White-edged lyretail is a generally uncommon species that inhabits seaward reefs.
Juveniles are typically found inshore on algae and soft coral reefs, usually swimming well above the substrate and looking much like a basslet
Adults are usually found in small groups.
Caution: The fish is highly ciguatoxic in some areas within its range
Variola albimarginatus Baissac, 1953
Variola albomarginata Baissac, 1953
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Variola (Genus) > Variola albimarginata (Species)
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