Luzonichthys whitleyiis commonly referred to as Whitley's splitfin. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 750 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 6551 AphiaID: 276714 Scientific: Luzonichthys whitleyi German: Fahnenbarsch English: Whitley's Splitfin Category: Fancy Sea Bass (Anthias) Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Luzonichthys (Genus) > whitleyi (Species) Initial determination: (Smith, ), 1955 Occurrence: Bakers Island, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, Eastern Indian Ocean, Gilbert Islands, Howland Island, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Line Islands, Loyalty Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Phoenix Islands, Solomon Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands Sea depth: 1 - 200 Meter Size: up to 2.28" (5.8 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Living Food, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 164.98 gal (~ 750L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists 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: 2013-12-31 13:04:57
Last edit: 2020-04-05 17:40:11
The picture is from De Jong Marinelife.
Forms a feeding aggregations on zooplankton. Often with Pseudanthias bartlettorum, P.dispar and Lepidozygus tapeinosoma
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