Smooth Razorfish, Water Shrimpfish, Smooth Razor-Fish
Centriscus cristatusis commonly referred to as Smooth Razorfish, Water Shrimpfish, Smooth Razor-Fish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3497 AphiaID: 367200 Scientific: Centriscus cristatus German: Schnepfenmesserfisch English: Smooth Razorfish, Water Shrimpfish, Smooth Razor-Fish Category: Snipefish varieties Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Centriscidae (Family) > Centriscus (Genus) > cristatus (Species) Initial determination: (De Vis, ), 1885 Occurrence: Australia, Bali, Coral sea, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Papua, Queensland (Australia), Sumatra, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 0 - 10 Meter Size: up to 11.81" (30 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Living Food, Plankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Data deficient (DD) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2011-01-05 10:26:06
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Found on coastal waters. Occurs solitary or in small groups in seagrass habitats, inshore or in estuaries.
Synonym: Amphisile cristata De Vis, 1885
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