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Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus


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lexID:
9993 
AphiaID:
278893 
Scientific:
Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus 
German:
Kardinalbarsch 
English:
Mimic Cardinalfish  
Category:
Cardinali 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Cheilodipterus (Genus) > nigrotaeniatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 
Occurrence:
Komodo (Komodo Island), Raja Amat, Papua, Australia, Barriera corallina, Filippine, Indonesia, Isole Banggai, Isole Salomon, Papua Nuova Guinea, Papua occidentale, Sulawesi, Togian 
Sea depth:
2 - 25 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
0°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, Avanotti, Crostacei, Daphnia salina, invertebrati, Mysis, Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-06 17:53:45 

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Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Very special thanks for the first photos of Halichoeres papilionaceus to Prof. Dr. Arthur R. Bos,The American University in Cairo, Egypt and Department of Marine Zoology NATURALIS Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands and Jim Greenfield, UK.

Cheilodipterus nigrotaeniatus is apparently a Batesian mimic of the saber-toothed blenny Meiacanthus grammistes.

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

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