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Cyprinocirrhites polyactis Lyre-tail Hawkfish, Swallowtail Hawkfish


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lexID:
279 
AphiaID:
218864 
Scientific:
Cyprinocirrhites polyactis 
German:
Gabelschwanz-Korallenwächter 
English:
Lyre-tail Hawkfish, Swallowtail Hawkfish 
Category:
Hawkfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Cirrhitidae (Family) > Cyprinocirrhites (Genus) > polyactis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1874 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, China, Corea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moluccas, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Réunion , Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
10 - 132 Meter 
Size:
4.72" - 5.91" (12cm - 15cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Frozen Food (large sort), Krill, Mysis 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-09-01 12:22:08 

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(Bleeker, 1874)

The Lyre-tail Hawkfish has numerous short filaments at the tip of each dorsal spine. It has a greatly elongated first dorsal ray (in the middle of the dorsal fin), long lower pectoral rays and a lunate caudal fin with filamentous upper an lower rays. Its colour varies from pink to brown.

Synonmys:
Cirrhitichthys polyactis Bleeker, 1874
Ctprinocirrhites polyactis (Bleeker, 1874)
Cyprinocirrhites stigma Fowler, 1943
Cyprinocirrhites ui Tanaka, 1917

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Cirrhitidae (Family) > Cyprinocirrhites (Genus) > Cyprinocirrhites polyactis (Species)



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