Redspot cardinalfish, White-spot Cardinalfish
Ostorhinchus disparis commonly referred to as Redspot cardinalfish, White-spot Cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 450 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8790 AphiaID: 712655 Scientific: Ostorhinchus dispar German: Kardinalbarsch English: Redspot Cardinalfish, White-spot Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > dispar (Species) Initial determination: (Fraser & Randall, ), 1976 Occurrence: Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Fiji, Flores, Indonesia, Japan, Palau, Papua, Philippines, Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands Sea depth: 18 - 58 Meter Size: up to 1.97" (5 cm) Temperature: 78.8 °F - 84.2 °F (26°C - 29°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 98.99 gal (~ 450L) 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 Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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(Fraser & Randall, 1976)
Very special thanks for the photos to Andrey Ryanskiy, Mark Rosenstein and Robert Yin!
Ostorhinchus dispar is found in caves of drop-offs; also in clear coastal to outer reefs, commonly in large black corals growing away from walls.
The cardinalfish is a moothbrooder.
Apogon dispar Fraser & Randall, 1976
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 dispar (Species)
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