Silver Sweeper, Oualan Bullseye, Blackspot Sweeper, Cave Sweeper, Copper Sweeper, Keeled Sweeper
Pempheris oualensisis commonly referred to as Silver Sweeper, Oualan Bullseye, Blackspot Sweeper, Cave Sweeper, Copper Sweeper, Keeled Sweeper . Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5488 AphiaID: 218700 Scientific: Pempheris oualensis German: Glasfisch, Beilfisch English: Silver Sweeper, Oualan Bullseye, Blackspot Sweeper, Cave Sweeper, Copper Sweeper, Keeled Sweeper Category: Sweeper Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > oualensis (Species) Initial determination: Cuvier, 1831 Occurrence: American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Eastern Indian Ocean, Egypt, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Rapa, Red Sea, Réunion , Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia Sea depth: 1 - 36 Meter Size: up to 7.87" (20 cm) Temperature: 66.2 °F - 30,4 °F (19°C - 30,4°C) Food: Copepods, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Snails, Worms, Zooplankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-05-19 18:20:50
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Occurs in clear, shallow lagoon and seaward reefs, quite common along the reef margin.
Feeds on benthic and planktonic crustaceans, other small invertebrates, and fishes at night. By day, it forms aggregations in caves.
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