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Characteristics of Lagocephalus wheeleri

Lagocephalus wheeleri

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scientific name

Lagocephalus wheeleri

First characterisation

1984 von Abe, Tabeta & Kitahama

Identification

Fish size

~ 30 cm

Anusfin

12 - 14

Breastfin

15-17

Backfin

13 - 14

Grundfärbung gelb-braun oder grünlich-braun, der Bauch ist Silber. Brust und Rückenflossen sind gelb oder weiß; Afterflosse weiß, Schwanzflosse gelb.

“Body oblong, covered with prickles. Prickles and dorsal surface reaching origin of dorsal fin. Caudal fin emarginate. Dorsal ½ of body yellowish-brown or greenish-brown; ventral ½ silver. Pectoral and dorsal fins yellow or white; anal fin white; caudal fin yellow, edged with white dorsally and ventrally (...)This species is very common in Japan but has long been confused with L. spadiceus (Richardson) which has been known from the waters around Taiwan and Thailand.(Masuda (u.a.) 1984, S. 364)

 

 

Watertype

Seawater

temperature

23 °C - 26 °C

Basin size

176 imp.gal.

Special

Diese Art soll nicht giftig sein. (vergleiche Masuda (u.a.) 1984, S. 364)

 

 

Last updated:

17-05-2008 01:09

Created:

23-04-2007 12:28

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