Plectorhinchus albovittatus

Scientific name Plectorhinchus albovittatus
Descriptor Rüppell
Year of description 1838
IUCN category NE
Family Haemulidae
Genus Plectorhinchus
Plectorhinchus albovittatus Plectorhinchus albovittatus

Introduction

Plectorhinchus albovittatus is a brackish water and salt water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    80 cm
  • Maximum size
    100 cm
  • Pattern
    multiple
  • Average size
    80 cm
  • Maximum size
    100 cm
  • Pattern
    multiple

How to recognize Plectorhinchus albovittatus ?

Plectorhinchus albovittatus measures between 80 and 100 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly bleu and gris body. The also has multiple.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    living as a couple or alone
  • territorial
    Yes
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Plectorhinchus albovittatus is a fish living as a couple or alone naturally found near the bottom. This species is carnivorous .

This species is territorial and does not appreciate the presence of intruders nearby, especially animals with similar behavior. However, Plectorhinchus albovittatus has little concern for non-territorial animals.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond en eau libre

Plectorhinchus albovittatus is a fish ovipare qui pond en eau libre.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    25 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    2 - 50 m

Biotope presentation

Plectorhinchus albovittatus is most often found at a depth between 2m and 50m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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