Pempheris otaitensisis commonly referred to as Copper sweepers. 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: 9383 AphiaID: 277065 Scientific: Pempheris otaitensis German: Glas- oder Beilfisch English: Copper Sweepers Category: Sweeper Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > otaitensis (Species) Initial determination: Cuvier, 1831 Occurrence: Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Lord Howe Island, Ogasawara Islands, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands Sea depth: 4 - 15 Meter Size: up to 5.16" (13.1 cm) Temperature: 28,5 °F - 84.2 °F (28,5°C - 29°C) Food: 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-02-25 12:13:41
Last edit: 2020-02-22 21:37:47
Very special thanks for the first photo of Pempheris otaitensis to Jeffrey Low from Singapur.
Copper sweepers inhabits coral reefs and rock reefs and forms schools in a moderate depth of 4,5 - 15 meters.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > Pempheris otaitensis (Species)
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