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Sanopus astrifer, Whitespotted toadfish, Glover's Reef, Belize, Copyright Paddy Ryan
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Profile lexID: 9138 AphiaID: 282657 Scientific: Sanopus astrifer German: Weißgefleckter Krötenfisch,Froschfisch English: Whitespotted Toadfish,Starry Toadfish Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Batrachoidiformes (Order) > Batrachoididae (Family) > Sanopus (Genus) > astrifer (Species) Initial determination: (Robins & Starck, ), 1965 Occurrence: , West-Atlantic Ocean , Belize , Central Atlantic the Caribbean Size: bis zu 24.5cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: Krabben, Noordzeekrab, Roofzuchtig, Slakken, Vissen (kleine vissen), Wormen Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2016-01-10 13:53:37
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Sanopus astrifer (Robins & Starck, 1965)
The body is dark brown, reddish brown to almost black with a paler belly. The head is densely covered with small white speckles. On the body are lateral lines with white spots along its length anf random white speckles on the fins.
The Whitespotted Toadfish is endemic to Belize. This toadfish occurs around hard structure on coral reefs,can be found to depths of 5-30 m.
Sanopus astrifer feeds on small fishes,crustaceans,molloscs and polychaete worms.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Batrachoidiformes (Order) > Batrachoididae (Family) > Batrachoidinae (Subfamily) > Sanopus (Genus) > Sanopus astrifer (Species)
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