Corniger spinosusis commonly referred to as Spinycheek soldierfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 9821 AphiaID: 280402 Scientific: Corniger spinosus German: Soldatenfisch English: Spinycheek Soldierfish Category: Egernfisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Corniger (Genus) > spinosus (Species) Initial determination: Agassiz, 1831 Size: bis zu 23cm Temperature: 22°C - 24°C 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
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Created: 2016-07-06 16:38:41
Last edit: 2016-07-06 16:38:41
Very special thanks for the first photos of Corniger spinosus to Dr. Ross Robertson and Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz.
Spinycheek soldierfish inhabits deep rocky slopes and reefs, presumably on hard bottoms.
Color: Uniform orange-red.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Myripristinae (Subfamily) > Corniger (Genus) > Corniger spinosus (Species)
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