Siphamia jebbiis commonly referred to as Jebb's siphonfish. 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: 8711 AphiaID: 277702 Scientific: Siphamia jebbi German: Kardinalbarsch English: Jebb's Siphonfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Siphamia (Genus) > jebbi (Species) Initial determination: Allen, 1993 Occurrence: Australia, Caroline Island, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Malaysia, Micronesia, Papua, Philippines, The Bangai Archipelago, Tonga Size: up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) Temperature: 77 °F - 84.2 °F (25°C - 29°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, 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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Created: 2015-08-30 16:12:51
Last edit: 2015-08-30 16:12:51
Very special thanks for the first photo of Siphamia jebbi to the famous Australien ichthyologist Dr. Gerry R. Allen.
Dr. Allen has taken his photo at Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia.
Jebb's siphonfish inhabits sheltered waters of lagoons and bays and occurs in groups.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Siphamia (Genus) > Siphamia jebbi (Species)
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