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Characteristics of Torquigener pleurogramma

Torquigener pleurogramma

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scientific name

Torquigener pleurogramma

German Name

Trauer-Krötenkugelfisch

English Name

Weeping toado

First characterisation

1903 von Regan

Identification

Fish size

38 cm

"White below and grey to brownish above with numerous, variously sized small white spots. Several similar species in genus, this one the most common; best recognized by several thin dusky vertical lines along sides of head and pectoral fin. (...) Maximum length reported 38 cm, usually 25 cm." (Kuiter 1996, S. 416)

 

 

Watertype

Brackish - Sea water

temperature

23 °C - 26 °C

Fishfood

snails
mussels
crustaceans

Biotop

Auch diese australische Art lebt in der Natur häufig in Schulen über Sand- oder Schlammböden. Sie dringt zeitweise bis ins Süßwasser vor:

"Coastal and estuarine, over shallow sand or mudflats, often in schools, and entering freshwater." (Kuiter 1996, S. 416)

Basin size

176 imp.gal.

Last updated:

18-11-2008 15:00

Created:

23-04-2007 14:25

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