Xanthichthys mento, Redtail triggerfish : aquarium

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Xanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Redtail triggerfish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Etymology: Xanthichthys: Greek, xanthos = yellow + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Jordan & Gilbert.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin récifal; profondeur 6 - 130 m (Ref. 89972). Subtropical; 35°N - 31°S

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Pacific Ocean: antitropical, from southern Japan, Hawaiian Islands, Clipperton Island, Revillagigedo Islands, southern California, Easter Island, and Pitcairn Islands.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm NG mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 89467)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 3; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 29-32; Épines anales 0; Rayons mous anaux: 26 - 29. Males are straw-yellow with each scale outlined in black creating a crosshatched appearance, and a red tail with neon submarginal blue band. Females are also crosshatched, but with a slate gray to blue ground color and tail.

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found mainly around oceanic islands and near reefs along the continental coasts (Ref. 9276). Found in schools in seaward reefs above drop-offs (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on zooplanktons (Ref. 89972).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Males establish a territory for spawning and parental care but not for feeding (Ref. 116451). Only females tend the eggs but both parents keep guard (Ref. 116451).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Matsuura, Keiichi | Collaborateurs

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 125652)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.1 - 29, mean 27.8 °C (based on 1418 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02570 (0.01243 - 0.05316), b=2.93 (2.76 - 3.10), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.28 se; based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Fec=32,000 (from an egg cluster)).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (18 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 36.3 [13.7, 92.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.997 [0.538, 2.092] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.3 [17.3, 21.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.217 [0.106, 0.460] g/100g ; Selenium = 15.7 [6.6, 35.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 66.9 [17.2, 245.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.729 [0.431, 1.246] mg/100g (wet weight);