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Pempheris affinis

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A Blacktip Bullseye, Pempheris affinis, at Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay, New South Wales. Source: Graham Edgar / Reef Life Survey. License: CC BY Attribution

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lexID:
5806 
AphiaID:
277056 
Scientific:
Pempheris affinis 
German:
Glas- oder Beilfisch 
English:
Blacktip Bullseye, Black-tipped Bullseye 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > affinis (Species) 
Initial determination:
McCulloch, 1911 
Occurrence:
New South Wales, Australien, Queensland 
Sea depth:
3 - 30 Meter 
Size:
8 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2020-02-22 21:06:19 

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Pempheris affinis (McCulloch 1911)

Pempheris affinis, better known as the Blacktip Bullseye, is commonly seen by divers in caves and under ledged during the day in the marine waters of southern Queensland to southern New South Wales/Australia. Lives on rocky reefs down to depths of at least 30m.

Pempheris affinis has a deep compressed body that is covered with small ctenoid scales. It has a very large eye and a large obliquely-angled mouth. His body is pale grey dorsally and yellow on the sides. The tips of the dorsal and caudal fins are black, as is the margin of the anal fin. As juvenil they are transparent.

Pempheris affinis is nocturnal and feeds on zooplankton.

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Pempheridae
Species: Pempheris affinis



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