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  • Zweifarben-Meerbarbe

    Bicolor goatfish

    Parupeneus barberinoides

    Closest relatives Perciformes, Goat fishes
    Habitat Coral reefs in bays and lagoons, as well as outer reefs at depths of up to 40 meters
    Behaviour Adult animals are solitary, young fish congregate in shoals
    Diet Worms, mussels, crustaceans, brittle stars und sea urchins
    Body length 25 to 30 cm
    Spawn broadcast spawner, no brood-care
    Use Fishkeeping
    Current status relatively common in its distribution range

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