Pristicon rhodopterusis commonly referred to as Redfin 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: 8507 AphiaID: 712697 Scientific: Pristicon rhodopterus German: Kardinalbarsch English: Redfin Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Pristicon (Genus) > rhodopterus (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1852 Occurrence: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Micronesia, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Singapore, Vietnam Size: up to 5.91" (15 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, 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:
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Created: 2015-06-21 18:20:45
Last edit: 2015-06-21 18:20:45
The Redfin cardinalfish inhabits shallow protected reefs of lagoons or even harbors
It is a nocturnal species and usually seen solitary.
Amia rhodopterus (Bleeker, 1852)
Apogon rhodopterus Bleeker, 1852
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Pristicon (Genus) > Pristicon rhodopterus (Species)
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