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Ostorhinchus kiensis Rifle cardinal

Ostorhinchus kiensisis commonly referred to as Rifle cardinal. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8980 
AphiaID:
712665 
Scientific:
Ostorhinchus kiensis 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Rifle Cardinal 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > kiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Jordan & Snyder, ), 1901 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, China, Corea, Indonesia, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
62.6 °F - 27,0 °F (17°C - 27,0°C) 
Food:
Copepods, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooxanthellae / Light 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-11-21 14:23:54 

Info

(Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Rifle cardinal occurs mainly in shallow waters and tide pools in a depht range of 0 to 50 meters, usually 8 - 39 meters.
Ostorhinchus kiensis is a mouthbrooder and lives solitary or in small groups.

Synonym:
Apogon kiensis Jordan & Snyder, 1901

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 kiensis (Species

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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