Taeniamia 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: 8508 AphiaID: 1022618 Scientific: Taeniamia macroptera German: Kardinalbarsch English: Dusky-tailed Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Taeniamia (Genus) > macroptera (Species) Initial determination: (Cuvier, ), 1828 Occurrence: Australia, Bali, India, Indonesia, Java, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lembeh Strait, Malaysia, Maumere, New Caledonia, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 2 - 20 Meter Size: up to 3.74" (9.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Living Food, Mysis, 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:
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Created: 2015-06-21 18:46:09
Last edit: 2021-02-16 15:24:37
Correct name according Fishbase:
Taeniamia macroptera (Cuvier, 1828)
Correct name according WoRMS:
Archamia macroptera (Cuvier, 1828)
The Dusky-tailed cardinalfish inhabits lagoon and fringing coral and rocky reefs with sand or rubble bottom in relatively clear water. 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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