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Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus Kampen’s pipefish , Trunk-barred pipefish

Phoxocampus tetrophthalmusis commonly referred to as Kampen’s pipefish , Trunk-barred pipefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7725 
AphiaID:
278054 
Scientific:
Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus 
German:
Rumpfband-Seenadel 
English:
Kampen’s Pipefish , Trunk-barred Pipefish 
Category:
Pipefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Phoxocampus (Genus) > tetrophthalmus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1858 
Occurrence:
Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Central Pazific, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Papua, Philippines, Raja Amat, Sulawesi, Sumatra, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
10 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Food specialist, Living Food, Mysis 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-10 10:42:02 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus (Bleeker, 1858)
Trunk-barred pipefish

Common in reef habitats. Found on soft bottoms. Ovoviviparous

Synonymised names:
Ichthyocampus kampeni Weber, 1913
Phoxocampus kampeni (Weber, 1913)
Syngnathus tetrophthalmus Bleeker, 1858
Syngnathus tetropthalmus Bleeker, 1858 (misspelling)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) >Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Syngnathinae (Subfamily) > Phoxocampus (Genus) > Phoxocampus tetrophthalmus (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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