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Cantherhines pullus


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lexID:
4491 
AphiaID:
159493 
Scientific:
Cantherhines pullus 
German:
Schwanzfleckfeilenfisch 
English:
Orangespotted Filefish 
Category:
Vijlvissen 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Monacanthidae (Family) > Cantherhines (Genus) > pullus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ranzani, ), 1842 
Occurrence:
Dominican Republic, Belize, East-Atlantic Ocean, West-Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, Costa Rica, Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Jamaica, The Gulf of Guinea, Bermuda, Panama, USA, Haiti, the Cayman Islands, the Caribbean, Mexico (East Pacific), Banda Sea, Brazilië, Honduras 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
14 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
Algen, Mosdiertjes, Ongewervelden, Sponzen, Voederspecialist, Zakpijpen 
Tank:
~ 800 Liter 
Difficulty:
Normaal 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-02 00:57:25 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Cantherhines pullus 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 Cantherhines pullus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Cantherhines pullus. 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

(Ranzani, 1842)
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to southeastern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea.

Found in shallow water and around coral and rocky reefs.

Feeds on bottom growth, primarily sponge and algae, but stomach often contain tunicates, bryozoans and other sessile benthic invertebrates.

The young are pelagic and highly important food items in the diet of large predaceous fishes such as tunas and billfishes.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

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