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Ostorhinchus aureus Ring-tailed cardinalfish


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lexID:
4901 
AphiaID:
712648 
Scientific:
Ostorhinchus aureus 
German:
Sonnenkardinalbarsch 
English:
Ring-tailed Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > aureus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1802 
Occurrence:
Australia, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Togo, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Size:
up to 5.71" (14.5 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Invertebrates, Mantis shrimps, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-22 22:19:50 

Husbandry

(Lacepède, 1802)

Special thanks for this picture to Jean-Claude Baur!

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Papua New Guinea, north to Miyakejima, Japan, south to Australia and New Caledonia.

Biology
Inhabits holes in rocks or under ledges in shallow waters. Known to occur in mixed aggregates with Apogon apogonoides during summer and autumn, but form separate aggregates in winter and spring.

Synonym:
Amia aurea Bleeker, 1874
Apogon aureus (Lacepède, 1802)
Apogon roseipinnis Cuvier, 1829
Centropomus aureus Lacepède, 1802
Gronovichthys aureus (Lacepède, 1802)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > Ostorhinchus aureus (Species)

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