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Neoniphon argenteus

Neoniphon argenteusis commonly referred to as Clearfin Squirrelfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4119 
AphiaID:
217931 
Scientific:
Neoniphon argenteus 
German:
Silberflossen-Husarenfisch 
English:
Clearfin Squirrelfish 
Category:
Egernfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Neoniphon (Genus) > argenteus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1831 
Size:
bis zu 24cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-08 17:11:10 

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(Valenciennes, 1831)

Fishbase:
"Found mainly around oceanic islands .
It is an uncommon inhabitant of reef flats, lagoon and semi-sheltered seaward reefs to depths over 20 m.
Occurs with N. sammara in coral-rich areas with large staghorn Acropora corals.
Feed mainly on benthic invertebrates."

Synonyms:
Flammeo argenteus (Valenciennes, 1831)
Holocentrum argenteum Valenciennes, 1831
Holocentrus laeve Günther, 1859
Holocentrus laevis Günther, 1859

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Holocentrinae (Subfamily) > Neoniphon (Genus) > Neoniphon argenteus (Species)

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