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Profile lexID: 9604 AphiaID: 273086 Scientific: Apogon robbyi German: Kardinalbarsch English: Striped Cardinalfish Category: Kardinalfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > robbyi (Species) Initial determination: Gilbert & Tyler, 1997 Occurrence: , El Salvador , Jamaica Belize, Brasilien, Nicaragua, San Salvador Size: bis zu 3.6cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Zoobenthos, 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 CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Gilbert & Tyler, 1997
Very special thans for the first photo of Apogon robbyi to James (Jim) Garin, USA!
The Striped cardinalfish is found in a wide variety of habitats, including grass flats, partially open sand bottoms around the bases of finger and globose sponges, tentacles of anemones, inside live conch shells, and around coral reefs and high relief structures such as artificial reefs.
Presumably, striped cardinalfish leaves its daytime hovering places to forage over grass and sand flats at night.
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 robbyi (Species)
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