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Halicampus mataafae

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lexID:
7714 
AphiaID:
218010 
Scientific:
Halicampus mataafae 
German:
Samoa-Seenadel 
English:
Samoan Pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Halicampus (Genus) > mataafae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Jordan & Seale, ), 1906 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Oman / Oman, Mozambique, Andamanhavet, Australien, Filippinerne, Guam, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Taiwan, Tonga, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 14cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Levende foder, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-11-19 16:20:56 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Halicampus mataafae are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Halicampus mataafae, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Halicampus mataafae, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Halicampus mataafae (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
Samoan pipefish

Collected from reef pool, rock, and coral habitats to a depth of over 15 meters.
Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch

Synonymised names:
Corythoichthys mataafae Jordan & Seale, 1906
Corythroichthys mataafae Jordan & Seale, 1906 (misspelling)
Halicampus mataafe (Jordan & Seale, 1906) (misspelling)
Micrognathus mataafae (Jordan & Seale, 1906

Systematik:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Halicampus (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. WoRMS

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