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Profile lexID: 10314 AphiaID: 280817 Scientific: Gastrocyathus gracilis German: Schildbauch, Ansauger English: Slender Clingfish Category: Dobbeltsugerfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Gobiesociformes (Order) > Gobiesocidae (Family) > Gastrocyathus (Genus) > gracilis (Species) Initial determination: Briggs, 1955 Occurrence: New Zealand Sea depth: 0 - 7 Meter Size: bis zu 4,5cm Temperature: 13°C - 20°C Food: Copepods, invertebrater, Skaldyr Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2017-01-10 21:11:30
Last edit: 2017-01-12 15:30:06
The Slender clingfish is endemic to New Zealand, where ist is found amongst weed at low tide, and on brown algae in the subtidal zone.
Gastrocyathus gracilis appears to be restricted to algal species with strap-like fronds, where the feeds mainly on harpacticoid copepods.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Gobiesociformes (Order) > Gobiesocidae (Family) > Gobiesocinae (Subfamily) > Gastrocyathus (Genus) > Gastrocyathus gracilis (Species)
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