Ostorhinchus novemfasciatusis commonly referred to as Sevenstriped 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: 8363 AphiaID: 319881 Scientific: Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Sevenstriped Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > novemfasciatus (Species) Initial determination: (Cuvier, ), 1828 Occurrence: , Hong Kong Australia, Caroline Island, China, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Line Islands, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Timor, Tonga Sea depth: 1 - 4 Meter Size: up to 3.94" (10 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Invertebrates, Zoobenthos, 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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Created: 2015-05-07 14:04:46
Last edit: 2018-01-31 19:44:34
Ostorhinchus novemfasciatus is common in reef flats and shallow lagoons to a depth of about 4 meters and is also found in rocky reefs.
The cardinalfish feed on small crustaceans and little fishes like fry in the night (Nocturnal species).
This fishes aer usually in pairs swimming close to shelter.
Apogon novemfasciatus Cuvier, 1828
Lovamia novemfasciata (Cuvier, 1828)
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 novemfasciatus (Species)
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