Ostorhinchus limenusis commonly referred to as Sydney cardinalfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8317 AphiaID: 1011797 Scientific: Ostorhinchus limenus German: Sydney-Kardinalbarsch English: Sydney Cardinalfish Category: Cardinali Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > limenus (Species) Initial determination: (Randall & Hoese, ), 1988 Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 14cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Randall & Hoese, 1988
Very special thanks for the first photo of Apogon limenus to Ian Banks, Australia.
The photo of this nocturnal cardinalfish was taken in the Gold Coast Seaway, Queensland, Australia.
Apogon limenus is found in rocky estuaries to offshore reefs, usually in small aggregations in a deoth of 1 to 30 meters.
Synonym: Apogon limenus
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Apogonidae (Family) > Apogoninae (Subfamily) > Ostorhinchus (Genus) > Ostorhinchus limenus (Species)
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