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Apogon coccineus Ruby cardinalfish


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lexID:
8346 
AphiaID:
209326 
Scientific:
Apogon coccineus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Ruby Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogon (Genus) > coccineus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rüppell, 1838 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Djibouti, Sudan, (the) Maldives, Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Bunaken, Christmas Islands, Comores, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Vietnam, Yemen 
Size:
1.97" - 2.36" (5cm - 6cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-05-06 11:52:58 

Husbandry

Rüppell, 1838

Apogon coccineus occurs in sheltered reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs to a depth of 17 meters or more.

This cardinalfish feeds on small benthic crustaceans at night this moothbrorder is a nocturnal species, that hides under rocks or in deep holes by day.

Synonym:
Apogon kominatoensis Ebina, 1935

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

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