Apogon coccineusis commonly referred to as Ruby 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: 8346 AphiaID: 209326 Scientific: Apogon coccineus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Ruby Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > coccineus (Species) Initial determination: Rüppell, 1838 Occurrence: , Tasmanien , Djibouti , Sudan (the) Maldives, Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Bunaken, Christmas Islands, Comores, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Vietnam, Yemen Size: 1.97" - 2.36" (5cm - 6cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-05-06 11:52:58
Last edit: 2015-05-06 11:52:58
Apogon coccineus occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 meters or more.
This cardinalfish feeds on small benthic crustaceans at night this moothbrorder is a nocturnal species, that hides under rocks or in deep holes by day.
Apogon kominatoensis Ebina, 1935
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 coccineus (Species)
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