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Pomacentrus aurifrons Yellowhead damselfish, Goldhead Damselfish

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Foto: New Britain, Papua-Neuguinea, südwestlicher Pazifik

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lexID:
11471 
AphiaID:
277136 
Scientific:
Pomacentrus aurifrons 
German:
Riffbarsch 
English:
Yellowhead Damselfish, Goldhead Damselfish 
Category:
Damselfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Pomacentrus (Genus) > aurifrons (Species) 
Initial determination:
Allen, 2004 
Occurrence:
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
2 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 2.36" (6,2 cm) 
Temperature:
78.8 °F - 82.4 °F (26°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Amphipods, Copepods, Coral spawn, Daphnia salina, 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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-05-19 18:59:41 

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