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lexID: 3476 AphiaID: 1010872 Scientific: Taeniamia fucata German: Orangelinien-Kardinalbarsch English: Narrow-lined Cardinalfish, Orangelined Cardinalfish, Orange-lined Cardinalfish, Painted Cardinal, Red-barred Cardinalfish Category: Cardinalfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Taeniamia (Genus) > fucata (Species) Initial determination: (Cantor, ), 1849 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, China, Comores, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 2 - 60 Meter Size: 1.97" - 3.54" (5cm - 9,5cm) Temperature: 68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Schrimps, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 109.99 gal (~ 500L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2011-01-01 13:14:27
Last edit: 2017-07-13 19:32:54
Archamia fucata, also known as the Orangelined Cardinalfish and Narrowlined Cardinalfish as well as Apogon fucata, inhabits coral and rocky reefs and is also found in mangrove roots in the whole Indo-Pacific. From the East African coast, north from the Red Sea to South Africa and east to Indonesia and Australia in the south.
His body ist mostly translucent gray with a large black spot (near eye-sized) at caudal-fin base, with curved oblique orange lines on body; the fins are largely transparent.
The Orangelined Cardinalfish feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates.
Apogon fucatus Cantor, 1849
Apogon kagoshimanus Döderlein, 1883
Apogon macropteroides Bleeker, 1853
Apogon sansibaricus Pfeffer, 1893
Archamia dispilus Lachner, 1951
Archamia fuctata (Cantor, 1849)
Archamia irida Gon & Randall, 1995
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Archamia (Genus) > Archamia fucata (Species)
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