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Parma occidentalis

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Western Scalyfin, Parma occidentalis, in the Jurien Bay Marine Park, Western Australia. Source: Graham Edgar / Reef Life Survey. License: CC by Attribution

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lexID:
8178 
AphiaID:
282157 
Scientific:
Parma occidentalis 
German:
Riffbarsch 
English:
Western Scalyfin 
Category:
Demoiselles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Parma (Genus) > occidentalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Allen & Hoese, 1975 
Occurrence:
Australie 
Size:
bis zu 13cm 
Temperature:
17°C - 27°C 
Food:
Aquatic plant, Invertébrés 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-03-22 18:23:46 

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Allen & Hoese, 1975

Endemic species!

Adult scalyfins occur inshore in rocky reefs and occasionally coral reefs in western Australia between Cape Leeuwin and Coral Bay in a depth of 1 bis 15 meters.

There are no informations about keepting this fish in tanks, best left it in the wild.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Parma (Genus) > Parma occidentalis (Species)

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