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Nectamia luxuria


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lexID:
9234 
AphiaID:
398507 
Scientific:
Nectamia luxuria 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Multi-barred Cardinalfish 
Category:
Kardinalfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Nectamia (Genus) > luxuria (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fraser, 2008 
Occurrence:
Sunda Shelf, Andamanhavet, Australien, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Maldiverne, Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Queensland, Thailand, Timor, Tuamotuøerne 
Sea depth:
0 - 11 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 7.7cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia Salina, invertebrater, Mysis, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-09 21:30:10 

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The species name "luxuria" comes from Latin and means "abundance", which was aptly chosen in reference to the numerous bright bars on the body.
Nectamia luxuria is found near the coast up to outer reef lagoons.
During the day, the cardinalfish hides deep in coral, usually in small groups.

The yellow tips on the perch's fins are particularly striking, and a broad dark stripe at the base of the tail is also noticeable.
Over the body many narrow, vertical grey stripes are visible.

Cardinalfish are, with a few exceptions, nocturnal, this also applies to Nectamia luxuria, which goes hunting for zooplankton at nightfall.

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