Ostorhinchus oxygrammusis commonly referred to as Sharpline cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8324 AphiaID: 712681 Scientific: Ostorhinchus oxygrammus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Sharpline Cardinalfish Category: Kardinalfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > oxygrammus (Species) Initial determination: (Allen, ), 2001 Size: bis zu 3.9cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-05-03 13:15:10
Last edit: 2015-05-03 13:15:10
Very special thanks for the first photo of this beautiful cardinalfish to Dr. Gerry R. Allen and Dr. Mark Erdmann, Australia.
The photo of this nocturnal cardinalfish was taken at Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, Indonesia.
Ostorhinchus oxygrammus is found very close to bottom and occurs solitary or in small groups.
Distribution: endemic:to Papua in the Western Pacific, also at Raja Ampat Islands, Irian Jaya, Cenderawasih Bay, Indonesia.
Synonym: Apogon oxygrammus Allen, 2001
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > Ostorhinchus oxygrammus (Species)
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