Pseudochromis matahariis commonly referred to as Sunburst Dottyback. 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: 9897 AphiaID: 398497 Scientific: Pseudochromis matahari German: Zwergbarsch English: Sunburst Dottyback Category: Dværg barser Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > matahari (Species) Initial determination: Gill, Erdmann & Allen, 2009 Sea depth: 32 - 45 Meter Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: 0°C - 26°C 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2016-09-20 14:48:15
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Gill, Erdmann & Allen, 2009
The fish were seen solitarily under large Xestospongia barrel sponges,
other surrounding benthos were primarily gorgonian seafans and
low-growing hardcorals and coral rubble.
The fish were extremely shy and retiring and disappeared immediately
under barresponges when appoached by the second author.
Source:Pseudochromis matahari,a new species of dottyback (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae) from Halmahera,Indonesia
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochrominae (Subfamily) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > Pseudochromis matahari (Species)
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