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Corythoichthys nigripectus Black-breasted pipefish

Corythoichthys nigripectusis commonly referred to as Black-breasted pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
2811 
AphiaID:
217994 
Scientific:
Corythoichthys nigripectus 
German:
Schwarzbrust-Seenadel 
English:
Black-breasted Pipefish 
Category:
Pipefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Corythoichthys (Genus) > nigripectus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Herald, 1953 
Occurrence:
Bali, Caroline Island, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, the Society Islands, Tonga 
Sea depth:
5 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.33" (11 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Living Food, Mysis 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
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 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-20 16:56:42 

Info

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright Holger Koch
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Copyright J.E. Randall, Egypt, Shaab Shear,
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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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Corythoichthys nigripectus - (c) by Michael Henke  - November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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