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Ambassis gymnocephalus


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lexID:
8488 
AphiaID:
220044 
Scientific:
Ambassis gymnocephalus 
German:
Glasbarsch 
English:
Bald Glassy 
Category:
Pesci vetro 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Ambassidae (Family) > Ambassis (Genus) > gymnocephalus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lacepède, ), 1802 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Tansania, Hong Kong, Myanmar, India, Réunion , Gulf of Oman / Oman, Cambodia, Mozambique, Australia, Cina, Filippine, Indonesia, Kenia, Madagascar, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Mar rosso, Oceano Indiano, Oceano Indiano occidentale, Seychelles, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Taiwan 
Sea depth:
0,2 - 5,5 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 16 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Fish eggs, Nekton, Predatory, Copepods, Zoobenthos, Alghe, Avanotti, Crostacei, Daphnia salina, Mysis, Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero, Tremoline, zooplancton 
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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-06-13 15:26:54 

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(Lacepède, 1802)

Ambassis gymnocephalus is primarily marine fish but it enters estuaries and freshwaters.

It feeds on different copepals (like Centropages, Pseudodiuptomus, Eucalanus, Acartia and Oithona), polychaetes (chiefly Prionospio pinnara), cladocerans, decapods, cirripede larva and diatoms and rarely on Sugitta, Hippa, amphipods, larval bivalves, fish post-larva and fish scales.

Synonyms:
Ambassis denticulata Klunzinger, 1870
Apogon roseus Fischer, 1885
Chanda gymnocephalus (Lacepède, 1802)
Lutjanus gymnocephalus Lacepède, 1802

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Ambassidae (Family) > Ambassis (Genus) > Ambassis gymnocephalus (Species)

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