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  • Kathy Leahy's MBI Stats
    Approved Reports: 64
    Points: 1605 pnts
    Award Level:  Progressive Breeder
    Total Posts: 2639
    MBI Join Date: 6/6/2010 5:17:51 AM
    Last Login: 12/7/2015 7:44:07 PM
    Location: St. Louis, MO
    MBI Site: Marine Aquarium Societies of North America
  • Species Data
    Species: Cryptocentrus cinctus
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-12/ft/index.php
    Class: B
    Environment: Reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 25 m (Ref. 27115 ), usually 10 - 25 m (Ref. 48637 )
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637 )
    Distribution: Western Pacific: Yaeyama Islands, Japan to Singapore and the southern Great Barrier Reef; Palau and Truk in Micronesia.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10 - 10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9. Predorsal scales absent. Occurs in two color phases, one yellow and the other with whitish ground color; both forms with 4-5 dusky bars (although faint in yellow fish) and fine pale blue or white spotting on head and anterodorsal part of body and fins. A dark brown streak above maxilla (Ref. 27362 ).
    Biology: Inhabits sandy areas of shallow lagoons and protected coastal bays (Ref. 9710 ). Lives in a burrow with alpheid shrimps. Found in clear coastal sand slopes and lagoons, usually in depth of 10-25 meters (Ref. 48637 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.us/summary/speciessummary.php?id=7208
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Cryptocentrus cinctus
    Classification Request: Click to View Classification Request

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