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lexID: 5488 AphiaID: 218700 Scientific: Pempheris oualensis German: Glasfisch, Beilfisch English: Silver Sweeper Category: Sweeper Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pempheridae (Family) > Pempheris (Genus) > oualensis (Species) Initial determination: Cuvier, 1831 Occurrence: American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Egypt, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Rapa, Red Sea, Réunion , Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam Size: up to 7.87" (20 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Copepods, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Snails, Worms, Zooplankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-05-19 18:20:50
Last edit: 2013-05-19 18:20:50
Occurs in clear, shallow lagoon and seaward reefs, quite common along the reef margin.
Feeds on benthic and planktonic crustaceans, other small invertebrates, and fishes at night. By day, it forms aggregations in caves.
Pempheris oulensis Cuvier, 1831 (misspelling)
Pempheris ovalensis Cuvier, 1831 (misspelling)
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