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  • Langschnäuziger Korallenwächter

    Longnose hawkfish

    Oxycirrhites typus

    Closest relatives Perch family, groupers (35 species)
    Habitat on gorgonian corals at a depth of 10 to 100 meters
    Behaviour Males with several females, territorial, young are female, in adulthood single females can transform into males
    Diet small fish and crabs
    Body length 10 to 13 cm
    Spawn spawn at dusk, spawn and larvae drifting freely in the sea
    Use fishkeeping
    Current status widespread


    U. Vetterli, Frauenfeld
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    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList