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Apogon coccineus


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lexID:
8346 
Scientific:
Apogon coccineus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Ruby cardinalfish 
Category:
Kardinalfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > coccineus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rüppell, 1838 
Occurrence:
Saudi Arabia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Komodo (Komodo Island), Vietnam, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Jordan, Yemen, Lord Howe Island, Comores, Tasmanien, Marquesas Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Djibouti, India, Sudan, Mozambique, Réunion , Admiralty Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bahrain, Bunaken, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Påskeøen, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sulawesi, Syd Afrika, Taiwan 
Size:
5 cm - 6 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Last edit:
2015-05-06 11:52:58 

Husbandry

Rüppell, 1838

Apogon coccineus occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 meters or more.

This cardinalfish feeds on small benthic crustaceans at night this moothbrorder is a nocturnal species, that hides under rocks or in deep holes by day.

Synonym:
Apogon kominatoensis Ebina, 1935

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 coccineus (Species)

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  2. WoRMS (en)

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