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Pseudochromis dixurus Forktail dottyback

Pseudochromis dixurusis commonly referred to as Forktail dottyback. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Richard und Mary Field, Malta

Copyright Richard Field, Foto Rotes Meer, Jeddah, Saudi Arabien


Courtesy of the author Richard und Mary Field, Malta

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lexID:
6644 
AphiaID:
218335 
Scientific:
Pseudochromis dixurus 
German:
Gabelschwanz-Zwergbarsch 
English:
Forktail Dottyback 
Category:
Basslets 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > dixurus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lubbock, 1975 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 60 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.54" (9 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Krill, Mysis, omnivore 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-08 21:38:38 

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Pseudochromis dixurus Lubbock, 1975
Forktail dottyback

The Picture is from De Jong Marinelife, Netherlands.

Found in caves or around silt-covered rocks.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochrominae (Subfamily) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > Pseudochromis dixurus (Species)



External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Copyright Richard Field, Foto Rotes Meer, Jeddah, Saudi Arabien
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Copyright Richard Field, Foto Rotes Meer, Jeddah, Saudi Arabien
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Copyright Dr. J. E. Randall, Foto aus dem Sudan
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Pseudochromis dixurus (c) De Jong Marinelife
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