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Priacanthus hamrur

Forssk?l, 1775

Moontail bullseye

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Priacanthus hamrur (Forssk?l, 1775)
Synonyms :
Classification : Priacanthidae ( Bigeye )
 
Name : Gros-yeux commun
Name : Moontail bullseye
Common bigeye
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
Red in colour with 15 small dark spots along lateral line; median and pelvic fins dusky red; black spot at base of first 3 pelvic rays.
Possible confusions
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
Feeds on small fish, crustaceans, and other small invertebrates.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
Uncommon species found in outer reef slopes and deep lagoon pinnacles from 8 to at least 80 m.
Geographical distribution
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and southern Africa to southern Japan and northern Australia and through the central Pacific to French Polynesia. Easter Island.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://www.drm-drustvo.si/borut/pic3.html
http://www.fishbase.org/summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?id=5791
http://www.imagequest3d.com/catalogue/macromarine/pages/q006_jpg.htm
http://www.reefimages.com/Bigeyes/Bigeyes.htm

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
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Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 20/05/2003

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 20/05/2003


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