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Apogon quadrisquamatus


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lexID:
8264 
AphiaID:
273078 
Scientific:
Apogon quadrisquamatus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Sawcheek Cardinalfish 
Category:
Kardinalfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > quadrisquamatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Longley, 1934 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, Bahamas, Brasilien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Taiwan, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
6 cm - 7 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
Copepods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-04-20 22:05:41 

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Longley, 1934

Apogon quadrisquamatus is found on coral, sand, or gravel bottoms and sometimes associates with sea anemones, possibly as shelter from predators.

The Sawcheek cardinalfish also lives in tubular sponges.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Apogon (Genus) > Apogon quadrisquamatus (Species)

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