Archamia macropterais commonly referred to as Dusky-tailed 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: 8499 AphiaID: 279050 Scientific: Archamia macroptera German: Kardinalbarsch English: Dusky-tailed Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Archamia (Genus) > macroptera (Species) Initial determination: (Cuvier, ), 1828 Occurrence: Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Java, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Vanuatu, Vietnam Size: up to 3.94" (10 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Isopods, 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: 2015-06-18 20:13:38
Last edit: 2015-06-18 20:13:38
The Dusky-tailed cardinalfish inhabits lagoon and fringing coral and rocky reefs with sand or rubble bottom in relatively clear water in a depthrange of 2 - 20 meters.
This nocturnal cardinalfish occurs usually in aggregations among branching corals.
Apogon argenteus Valenciennes, 1832
Apogon macropterus Cuvier, 1828
Apogon macropteus Cuvier, 1828
Apogon zeylonicus Cuvier, 1829
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Archamia (Genus) > Archamia macroptera (Species)
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