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  • Tangfeilenfisch im Zoo Zürich.

    Bristletail filefish

    Acreichthys tomentosus

    Closest relatives Pufferfish family, filefish (95 species)
    Habitat Seagrass meadows, lagoon reefs up to 25 meters deep
    Behaviour Solitary, rarely in pairs
    Venomousness non-toxic
    Diet Amphipods, bristle worms, mollusks
    Body length 12 cm
    Spawn Spawning on open sandy soil, females fanning eggs with fresh water, fighting all invaders
    Use fishkeeping
    Current status unknown
    At Zurich Zoo since 2011

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    Verbreitungskarte Tangfeilenfisch

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