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Norfolkia brachylepis

Norfolkia brachylepisis commonly referred to as Scalyfin Threefin, Scalyfin Triplefin, Scaly-head Threefin, Schultz' Triplefin, Tropical Scaly-headed Triplefin. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Ian Shaw, Reef Life Survey, Australien

Foto: South Coff Island, New South Wales, Australien

/ Mai 2012
Courtesy of the author Ian Shaw, Reef Life Survey, Australien

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lexID:
13634 
AphiaID:
219185 
Scientific:
Norfolkia brachylepis 
German:
Dreiflossen-Schleimfisch 
English:
Scalyfin Threefin, Scalyfin Triplefin, Scaly-head Threefin, Schultz' Triplefin, Tropical Scaly-headed Triplefin 
Category:
Kutlinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Norfolkia (Genus) > brachylepis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Schultz, ), 1960 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 7,3cm 
Temperature:
27,6°C - 29,3°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-28 21:49:02 

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Norfolkia brachylepis inhabits coral or rock, often under ledges, on clear lagoon and seaward reefs
Inhabits shallow coral and rocky areas on clear lagoon and seaward reefs, often sheltering in crevices and under ledges..
The specific name "brachylepis" is from the Greek "brachy" (= short), and "lepis" (= scale).

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