Ostorhinchus ocellicaudusis commonly referred to as Tail-eye 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: 8421 AphiaID: 712680 Scientific: Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Tail-eye Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > ocellicaudus (Species) Initial determination: (Allen, Kuiter & Randall, ), 1994 Occurrence: Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, The Bangai Archipelago, Timor Size: up to 1.97" (5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, 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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(Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994)
Special thanks for the first photo of Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus to Dr. Gerry R. Allen, Australia.
He has taken this photo at Flores, Indonesia, where the cardinalfish lives in a depth of 15 to 30 meters on sand or rubble slopes.
Ostorhinchus ocellicaudus was seen during the day around ledges at the base of large coral formations, these fishes occure in pairs or groups.
Apogon ocellicaudus Allen, Kuiter & Randall, 1994
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 ocellicaudus (Species)
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