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.
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:
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Created: 2015-11-21 14:23:54
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(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.
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
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