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Nectamia fusca Ghost cardinalfish


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lexID:
7738 
AphiaID:
398505 
Scientific:
Nectamia fusca 
German:
Geister Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Ghost Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Nectamia (Genus) > fusca (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, ), 1825 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Sudan, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Coral sea, Egypt, Fiji, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.33" (11 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 77 °F (23°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Frozen food (small sorts), Mysis 
Tank:
76.99 gal (~ 350L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-04-29 20:58:41 

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Nectamia fusca (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Ghost cardinalfish

Common in reef flats and shallow lagoons, but hiding by day within Acropora corals, as well as in holes and crevices and emerging at night to forage on free-swimming invertebrates.

Synonymised names:
Apogon fuscus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Apogon guamensis Valenciennes, 1832
Apogon nubilus Garman, 1903
Apogon ocellatus Fourmanoir & Crosnier, 1964
Ostorhinchus nubilus (Garman, 1903)
Ostorhynchus savayensis (Günther, 1871)
Ostorhynchus spongicolus Smith, 1965

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Nectamia (Genus)

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