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Dunckerocampus baldwini


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lexID:
5701 
AphiaID:
310943 
Scientific:
Dunckerocampus baldwini 
German:
Rotstreifen Seenadel 
English:
Redstripe Pipefish 
Category:
Nålefisker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Syngnathiformes (Order) > Syngnathidae (Family) > Dunckerocampus (Genus) > baldwini (Species) 
Initial determination:
Herald & Randall, 1972 
Occurrence:
Christmas Islands, Hawai, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia 
Sea depth:
6 - 128 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Artemia Nauplii, Cyclops, Daphnia Salina, dyreplankton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Vanskelig 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2017-09-23 20:20:41 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Dunckerocampus baldwini are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Dunckerocampus baldwini, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Dunckerocampus baldwini, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Dunckerocampus baldwini

Adults usually occur in caves or among rocks at depths from 6 to 48 m

Observed cleaning a cardinal fish (Apogon evermanni) and a moray eel

Adults form pairs and usually swim along the bottom around large remote coral heads on mud slopes.
Ovoviviparous.
The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail.
An active cleaner. Solitary or pairs around isolated coral patches on sand/mud slopes.

Systematik
Stachelflosser (Euacanthomorphacea)
Barschverwandte (Percomorphaceae)
Ordnung: Seenadelartige (Syngnathiformes)
Familie: Seenadeln (Syngnathidae)
Unterfamilie: Fahnenschwanz-Seenadeln (Doryrhamphinae)
Gattung: Dunckerocampus
Wissenschaftlicher Name
Dunckerocampus
Whitley, 1933

External links

  1. Fishbase (multi)

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