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Corniger spinosus

Corniger spinosusis commonly referred to as Spinycheek soldierfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
9821 
AphiaID:
280402 
Scientific:
Corniger spinosus 
German:
Soldatenfisch 
English:
Spinycheek Soldierfish 
Category:
Eekhoorn en Soldaatvissen 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Corniger (Genus) > spinosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Agassiz, 1831 
Size:
bis zu 23cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 24°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-07-06 16:38:41 

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Agassiz, 1831

Very special thanks for the first photos of Corniger spinosus to Dr. Ross Robertson and Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz.

Spinycheek soldierfish inhabits deep rocky slopes and reefs, presumably on hard bottoms.

Color: Uniform orange-red.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Beryciformes (Order) > Holocentridae (Family) > Myripristinae (Subfamily) > Corniger (Genus) > Corniger spinosus (Species)

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