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Taeniamia mozambiquensis Mozambique cardinalfish


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lexID:
8500 
AphiaID:
1013739 
Scientific:
Taeniamia mozambiquensis 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Mozambique Cardinalfish 
Category:
Cardinalfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Taeniamia (Genus) > mozambiquensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1961 
Occurrence:
East Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, South-Africa, Tansania, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
up to 3.5" (8.9 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Isopods, Mysis, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-06-19 12:25:01 

Husbandry

Smith, 1961

Correct name according to WoRMS:
Archamia mozambiquensis Smith, 1961

Correct name according to Fishbase:
Taeniamia mozambiquensis (Smith, 1961)

Mozambique cardinalfish occurs in loose aggregations between branching corals or coralline rocks and seaweeds in protected waters to a depth of 15 meters
This species is relatively common.

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

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