Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Spix and Agassiz, ) Taxonomic Serial No.: (Download Help) Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus TSN Estudo citogenético em Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Pisces, Erythrinidae) de diferentes bacias hidrográficas brasileiras. Master’s Thesis, Departamento de. Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus is a species of ray-finned fishes with 8 observations.
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Is a predaceous omnivore of open waters.
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Gold Wolf Fish) — Seriously Fish
Sign our Guest Book. Feeds on both insects and fish in nature.
Native range All suitable habitat. Habitat Small tributaries, swamps, marshes, pools, ditches and the unltaeniatus of forest lakes. Low vulnerability 13 of Ideally, keep it in a heavily planted tank with plenty of floating vegetation, which will allow it to exhibit its natural behaviour.
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Opercular ocellus present.
It can often be seen rising to the surface to take in gulps of air in the aquarium. Juveniles can be grown on in smaller quarters.
Can survive long periods out of the water. In a brightly lit or sparsely decorated tankit tends to spend a lot hoplerythtinus its time hidden away.
Also known as the golden trahira, H. Phylogenetic diversity unitaeniattus Ref. It can be kept in unplanted tanks, but at the very least provide lots of hiding places and refuges. Make sure the cover is very tightly fitting as it can and will escape if given the opportunity. In the aquariumits diet should consist of meaty fare such as earthworms, prawns, mussels and white fish such as lancefish.
Feeds on aquatic invertebrates and to lesser degree, on fish. Very adaptable and unfussy regarding water chemistry. You must be logged in to post a comment. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map unitaeniats computer-generated and has not yet hoplwrythrinus reviewed. Specimens measuring 16 cm were found to be mature Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.
Gold Wolf Fish
Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Inhabits swamps and creeks with little current Ref. Mature females are likely to be rounder in the belly than males. Diet Feeds on both insects and fish in nature. Regularly goes to the surface of the water to breathe. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Populations have also been recorded in Panama and Trinidad and Tobago. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. It usually refuses dried foods, although some specimens have been known to accept them over time. This behavior of breathing air at the surface makes the fish vulnerable to predation by electric eels Ref.
Despite its fearsome appearance, it can be combined with other similarly-sized species in a large tank. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Maintenance Ideally, keep it in a heavily planted tank with plenty of floating vegetation, which will allow it to exhibit its natural behaviour.
Freshwater; pelagic; pH range: Small tributaries, swamps, marshes, pools, ditches and the margins of forest lakes. Central and South America: