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Ambassis macracanthus Estuarine Glass Perchlet

Ambassis macracanthusis commonly referred to as Estuarine Glass Perchlet. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Ambassis macracanthus; Malediven, Vilamendhoo




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lexID:
2992 
AphiaID:
277736 
Scientific:
Ambassis macracanthus 
German:
Glasbarsch 
English:
Estuarine Glass Perchlet 
Category:
Glass perches 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Ambassidae (Family) > Ambassis (Genus) > macracanthus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1849 
Occurrence:
India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South China Sea, Sulawesi, Timor 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 10.24" (26 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Living Food 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-28 19:31:28 

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Ambassis macracanthus live in the coastal sea, brackish and fresh water in the region of the Indian Ocean and the western tropical Pacific.

Ambassis macracanthus are rather small fish, some types of glass perch, however, can reach up to 26 centimeters in length. They have a high back, laterally compressed body. Ambassis macracanthus partially transparent so you can see bones and internal organs.

Some species are kept in aquariums, so occasionally Ambassis macracanthus in large schools. They are considered vulnerable wards that accept only live food and are very frightened. Some species were also cultivated. The smallness of the larvae, however, make rearing almost impossible.


Order: Perciformes
Family: Ambassidae
Genus: Ambassis
Species: Ambassis macracanthus


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