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Profile lexID: 9000 AphiaID: 398609 Scientific: Parapercis natator German: Sandbarsch English: Sandperch Category: Sandperches Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pinguipedidae (Family) > Parapercis (Genus) > natator (Species) Initial determination: Randall, Senou & Yoshino, 2008 Occurrence: Japan Size: bis zu 8.9cm Temperature: 14°C - 26°C Food: Predatory, Fiske afkom, invertebrater, zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-11-29 13:07:08
Last edit: 2015-11-29 13:07:08
Randall, Senou & Yoshino, 2008
Very special thanks for the first photo of Parapercis natator to Lemon Tea Yi Kai!
This species is reported to be an active swimmer and occur in a small aggregation hovering a short distance above the substratum.
About 6 individuals were observed to swim only 10-20 cm above the bottom and held their body at an angle with the head end upward.
The type specimens were collected from the depth range of 15-45 meters.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Trachinoidei (Suborder) > Pinguipedidae (Family) > Parapercis (Genus) > Parapercis natator (Species)
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