Ostorhinchus jenkinsiis commonly referred to as Spot-nape cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8309 AphiaID: 712664 Scientific: Ostorhinchus jenkinsi German: Kardinalbarsch English: Spot-nape Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > jenkinsi (Species) Initial determination: (Evermann & Seale, ), 1907 Occurrence: Alor, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, The Bangai Archipelago, Togean Islands, West Papua , Western Australia Sea depth: 8 - 45 Meter Size: 9,00 cm Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Crustaceans, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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(Evermann & Seale, 1907)
Very special thanks for the first photo of Ostorhinchus jenkinsi to Dr. Gerry R. Allen and Dr. Mark Erdmann, Australia.
The photo of this nocturnal cardinalfish was taken at Papua New Guinea.
Ostorhinchus jenkinsiis a benthic species and lives in clear lagoons with deep sand slopes, forming schools above remote rock or coral outcrops to 30 m depth.
Amia jenkinsi Evermann & Seale, 1907
Apogon jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale, 1907)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > Ostorhinchus jenkinsi (Species)
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