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Norfolkia brachylepis Scalyfin Threefin, Scalyfin Triplefin, Scaly-head Threefin, Schultz' Triplefin, Tropical Scaly-headed Triplefin

Norfolkia brachylepisis commonly referred to as Scalyfin Threefin, Scalyfin Triplefin, Scaly-head Threefin, Schultz' Triplefin, Tropical Scaly-headed Triplefin. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Ian Shaw, Reef Life Survey, Australien

Foto: South Coff Island, New South Wales, Australien

/ Mai 2012
Courtesy of the author Ian Shaw, Reef Life Survey, Australien

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lexID:
13634 
AphiaID:
219185 
Scientific:
Norfolkia brachylepis 
German:
Dreiflossen-Schleimfisch 
English:
Scalyfin Threefin, Scalyfin Triplefin, Scaly-head Threefin, Schultz' Triplefin, Tropical Scaly-headed Triplefin 
Category:
Blennies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Tripterygiidae (Family) > Norfolkia (Genus) > brachylepis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Schultz, ), 1960 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Dampier Archipelago, Bali, Bikini Atoll, Christmas Islands, Coral sea, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Komodo (Komodo Island), Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor Sea, Tonga, Vanuatu, Western Australia, Yemen, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
7,3 cm 
Temperature:
27,6 °F - 29,3 °F (27,6°C - 29,3°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-28 21:49:02 

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Norfolkia brachylepis inhabits coral or rock, often under ledges, on clear lagoon and seaward reefs
Inhabits shallow coral and rocky areas on clear lagoon and seaward reefs, often sheltering in crevices and under ledges..
The specific name "brachylepis" is from the Greek "brachy" (= short), and "lepis" (= scale).

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