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Pempheris oualensis Silver sweeper


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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 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-19 18:20:50 

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Cuvier, 1831

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.

Synonyms:
Pempheris oulensis Cuvier, 1831 (misspelling)
Pempheris ovalensis Cuvier, 1831 (misspelling)

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