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Cheilodipterus parazonatus Mimic cardinal

Cheilodipterus parazonatusis commonly referred to as Mimic cardinal. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Copyright Dr. J. E. Randall, Foto aus Papua-Neuguinea


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lexID:
8322 
AphiaID:
278895 
Scientific:
Cheilodipterus parazonatus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Mimic Cardinal 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Cheilodipterus (Genus) > parazonatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gon, 1993 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands 
Size:
up to 2.4" (6.1 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-03 12:44:22 

Info

Gon, 1993

This cardinalfish inhabits shallow lagoon at about 1 to 15 m, but is occasionally found in deeper water down to 35 m.

Cheilodipterus parazonatus ventures into open water and seen in association with and imitating the foraging behavior of Meiacanthus vittatus.
It swims with quick darting motion, mimics Meiacanthus vittatus, Smith-Vaniz, 1976

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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