Apogon doryssais commonly referred to as Longspine 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: 8335 AphiaID: 209363 Scientific: Apogon doryssa German: Kardinalbarsch English: Longspine Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > doryssa (Species) Initial determination: (Jordan & Seale, ), 1906 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, Cebu ((Philippines), Christmas Islands, Comores, Coral sea, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Rapa, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Taiwan, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tonga, Tuamoto Islands Size: 1.57" - 3.15" (4cm - 8cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Zoobenthos, 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-05-05 21:00:02
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(Jordan & Seale, 1906)
Apogon doryssa is a small semi-transparent cardinalfish with a red head, red concentrated along the vertebral column, the upper and lower edges of the body, and with red scale margins.
This cardinalfish inhabits coastal and offshore reefs and is usually seen only at night.
It lifes in a depthrange from 4 to 21 meters.
Amia doryssa Jordan & Seale, 1906
Apogon doryssus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
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 doryssa (Species)
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