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  • Pyjama-Kardinalbarsch im Zoo Zürich.

    Pajama cardinalfish

    Sphaeramia nematoptera

    Closest relatives Perch family, cardinalfish
    Habitat Protected bays and lagoons with hard corals up to 12 meters deep
    Behaviour in fixed pairs during the spawning season. Otherwise in groups.
    Diet zooplankton. Leaves the coral shelter at night to feed near the ground.
    Body length up to 8.5 cm
    Spawn Mouthbrooder
    Use fishkeeping
    Current status unknown

    geographic range

    Verbreitungskarte Pyjama-Kardinalbarsch

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList