Ghost Goby, Soft Coral Ghostgoby, Soft Coral Goby, Softcoral Ghost Goby
Pleurosicya boldinghiis commonly referred to as Ghost Goby, Soft Coral Ghostgoby, Soft Coral Goby, Softcoral Ghost Goby. 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 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3828 AphiaID: 219542 Scientific: Pleurosicya boldinghi German: Weichkorallen Zwerggrundel English: Ghost Goby, Soft Coral Ghostgoby, Soft Coral Goby, Softcoral Ghost Goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Pleurosicya (Genus) > boldinghi (Species) Initial determination: Weber, 1913 Occurrence: Australia, Bali, Banda Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lembeh Strait, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Raja Amat, South-Africa, the Seychelles, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 5 - 82 Meter Size: up to 1.57" (4 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Lobster eggs, Mysis Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) 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:
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Created: 2011-08-25 17:07:58
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Lives on Dendronephthya soft corals, usually at depth of 20 meters or more in areas subject to strong currents
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