Mottled Cardinalfish, Mottled Cardinalfish, Spotless Cardinalfish
Fowleria vaiulaeis commonly referred to as Mottled Cardinalfish, Mottled Cardinalfish, Spotless Cardinalfish. 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: 9573 AphiaID: 209402 Scientific: Fowleria vaiulae German: Kardinalbarsch English: Mottled Cardinalfish, Mottled Cardinalfish, Spotless Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Fowleria (Genus) > vaiulae (Species) Initial determination: (Jordan & Seale, ), 1906 Occurrence: , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate , Kuwait (the) Maldives, Arabian Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Christmas Islands, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Taiwan, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tonga, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: 3 - 25 Meter Size: up to 1.97" (5 cm) Temperature: 24,8 °F - 29,3 °F (24,8°C - 29,3°C) Food: Amphipods, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Zoobenthos, 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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(Jordan & Seale 1906)
The Mottled cardinalfish occurs inshore in reef areas among Acropora corals in a depth rage of 3 to 25 meters.
Fowleria vaiulae feed on small invertebrates,lives solitary and is a cryptic species.
A mottled brown to reddish brown cardinalfish with 6-8 pale narrow bars on sides, pale bands radiating from the eyes and no dark spot on the gill cover.
Source: Fishbase, Fishes of Australia
Foa abocellata (Goren & Karplus, 1980)
Foa vaiulae Jordan & Seale, 1906
Fowleria abocellata Goren & Karplus, 1980
Fowleria vaiuli (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
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