Cockerel wrasse, Redstriped wrasse
Pteragogus enneacanthusis commonly referred to as Cockerel wrasse, Redstriped wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5569 AphiaID: 279210 Scientific: Pteragogus enneacanthus German: Brustfleck-Putzerlippfisch English: Cockerel Wrasse, Redstriped Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Pteragogus (Genus) > enneacanthus (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1853 Occurrence: , Hong Kong Australia, China, Coral sea, Guam, Indonesia, Java, Komodo (Komodo Island), Micronesia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Tonga Sea depth: 5 - 18 Meter Size: up to 5.91" (15 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Krill, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 439.96 gal (~ 2000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-06-02 13:30:18
Last edit: 2013-06-02 13:30:18
Found in various habitats from shallow algae reefs to deep offshore on soft bottom with sponges and hydroid colonies.
Mostly small, secretive species, usually hiding among dense weeds.
It rarely leaves its cover xcept to move quickly between hydrozoan colonies, but not before having a good look around first to make sure its safe.
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Crenilabrus enneacanthus Bleeker, 1853
Duymaeria amboinensis Bleeker, 1856
Duymaeria enneacanthus (Bleeker, 1853)
Pteragogus amboinensis (Bleeker, 1856)
Pteragogus enneacantus (Bleeker, 1853)
Pterogogus enneacanthus (Bleeker, 1853)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Pteragogus (Genus) > Pteragogus enneacanthus (Species)
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