Pterois volitans (Scorpaenidae) - Beutefang

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Pterois volitans (Scorpaenidae) - Beutefang
Alternative Title
Pterois volitans (Scorpaenidae) - Capture of Prey
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E 1153
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Silent film
Apfelbach, Raimund
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Film, 16 mm, 39 m ; SW, 3 1/2 min

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Die Rotfeuerfische nehmen ihre bizarr geformten Brustflossen beim Beutefang zu Hilfe. Sie treiben damit kleinere Fische in die Enge und verschlingen sie mit Saugschnappen.
The film shows the prey-snaring behaviour of the red fire fish, Pterois volitans, representative of the scorpion fish family. The strangely formed pectoral fins are used for snaring; the prey is snatched with a sucking-grabbing movement.
Keywords Pazifischer Rotfeuerfisch Rotfeuerfisch Pterois volitans Schwimmen / Scorpaeniformes Nahrungsaufnahme / Pisces Beuteerwerb / Pisces prey capture / Pisces ingestion / Pisces swimming / Scorpaeniformes Pterois volitans butterfly fish red fire fish red lionfish Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Pisces - Fische Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates pisces - fish biology

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