Pempheris adustais commonly referred to as Dusky sweeper. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8874 AphiaID: 218704 Scientific: Pempheris adusta German: Glas- oder Beilfisch English: Dusky Sweeper Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > adusta (Species) Initial determination: Bleeker, 1877 Sea depth: 0 - 20 Meter Size: bis zu 17cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-10-22 19:41:40
Last edit: 2017-10-22 20:08:00
Pempheris adusta is common on coral reefs and forms aggregations in caves or crevices or under overhangs by day.
But a few may at times be seen in the open, close to the shelter of reefs.
This species is also observed forming small groups together with Myripristis murdjan at 0.5-1 meters below the surface.
At night this cardinalfishs feed on zooplankton.
Synonym: Pempheris adustus Bleeker, 1877
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > Pempheris adusta (Species)
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