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Apogon axillaris Axillary-spot cardinalfish

Apogon axillarisis commonly referred to as Axillary-spot cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Apogon axillaris (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz


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lexID:
226 
AphiaID:
241247 
Scientific:
Apogon axillaris 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Axillary-spot Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > axillaris (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1832 
Occurrence:
Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, East-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen food (small sorts), Krill, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-11-16 15:32:49 

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Apogon axillaris Valenciennes, 1832
Axillary-spot cardinalfish

Inhabits rocky areas with caves. Smaller specimens occasionally occur among rubble.

Actinopterygii (Strahlenflosser) >
Perciformes (Perch-likes) >
Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) >
Apogoninae

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz auf Medslugs (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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