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- Fowleria vaiulae
- Mottled Cardinalfish
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Apogonidae (Family) > Fowleria (Genus) > vaiulae (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Jordan & Seale, ), 1906
- Line Islands, Komodo (Komodo Island), Saudi Arabia, Quatar, Papua, Vietnam, the Society Islands, Israel, Kuwait, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Kiribati, Australia, Bahrain, Christmas Islands, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Persiske gulf, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellene, Solomonøyene, Sumatra, Taiwan, Timor, Tonga
- bis zu 5cm
- 24,8°C - 29,3°C
- Amphipods, Zoobenthos, dyreplankton, Fiskelarver, Krill, Mysis, virvelløse dyr
- There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- More related species
in this lexicon:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2016-03-27 18:15:07
- 2016-03-27 18:15:07
(Jordan & Seale 1906)
The Mottled cardinalfish occurs inshore in reef areas among Acropora corals in a depth rage of 3 to 25 meters.
Fowleria vaiulae feed on small invertebrates,lives solitary and is a cryptic species.
A mottled brown to reddish brown cardinalfish with 6-8 pale narrow bars on sides, pale bands radiating from the eyes and no dark spot on the gill cover.
Source: Fishbase, Fishes of Australia
Foa abocellata (Goren & Karplus, 1980)
Foa vaiulae Jordan & Seale, 1906
Fowleria abocellata Goren & Karplus, 1980
Fowleria vaiuli (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
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