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Vanderhorstia mertensi Mertens' prawn-goby


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lexID:
6671 
AphiaID:
277377 
Scientific:
Vanderhorstia mertensi 
German:
Mertens Partnergrundel 
English:
Mertens' Prawn-goby 
Category:
Gobies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Vanderhorstia (Genus) > mertensi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Klausewitz, 1974 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Israel, Japan, Ogasawara Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Red Sea, Taiwan, the Mediterranean Sea, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 10 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.33" (11 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 78.8 °F (20°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Cyclops, Fish eggs, Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Krill, Mosquito larvae, Mysis, Oyster eggs, Pellets, Worms, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-16 15:43:00 

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