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Apogon quadrisquamatus Sawcheek cardinalfish

Apogon quadrisquamatusis commonly referred to as Sawcheek cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8264 
AphiaID:
273078 
Scientific:
Apogon quadrisquamatus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Sawcheek Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > quadrisquamatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Longley, 1934 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Guadeloupe, Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Puerto Rico, Taiwan, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
2.36" - 2.76" (6cm - 7cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 78.8 °F (22°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-04-20 22:05:41 

Info

Longley, 1934

Apogon quadrisquamatus is found on coral, sand, or gravel bottoms and sometimes associates with sea anemones, possibly as shelter from predators.

The Sawcheek cardinalfish also lives in tubular sponges.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Apogon (Genus) > Apogon quadrisquamatus (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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