Oxymonacanthus longirostris OXYLON-101409-PEDMAT-001

Breeder: Matthew W. Pedersen Date posted: 10/14/2009 The Breeder’s Registry data contained in this report are taken from submitted observations from the aquarist unless otherwise noted (see comments). Information may be reproduced provided The Breeder’s Registry is cited. Spawning Report for: Oxymonacanthus longirostris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Reference used for scientific name: http://www.fishbase.com/Summary/speciesSummary.php?ID=6559&genusname=Oxymonacanthus&speciesname=longirostris Common names: Harlequin Filefish, Orangespotted Filefish, Longnose Filefish. Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific ______________________________________________ Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class:…

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Amphiprion ocellaris AMPOCE-100509-WARCLI-009

The Breeder’s Registry© Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: AMPOCE-100509-WARCLI-009 Date posted: 10/3/2009 Identification: Amphiprion ocellaris (Cuvier, 1830) Common name: Common Clownfish (this report describes Black and White Ocellaris) Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Vertebrata Class Osteichthyes Order Perciformes Superorder Teleostei Family Pomacentridae Genus…

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Labroides dimidiatus LABDIM-070509-BERAND-002

The Breeder’s Registry information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: LABDIM-070509-BERAND-002 Date received: 7/5/09 Identification: Labroides dimidiatus (Valenciennes, 1839) Geographic origin: Indo-West Pacific Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)  Infraclass: Teleostei  Superorder: Acanthopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Labridae Family: Cheilinae (wrasses) Genus: Labroides Species: dimidiatus Description: The family Cheilinae, commonly…

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Pseudocheilinus hexataenia PSEHEX-053109-BERAND-001

The Breeder’s Registry information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: PSEHEX-053109-BERAND-001 Date received: 5/31/09 Identification: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia (Bleeker, 1857) Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) Infraclass: Teleostei Superorder: Acanthopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Labridae Family: Cheilinae (wrasses) Genus: Pseudocheilinus Species: hexataenia Description: The family Cheilinae, commonly referred to as…

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Cryptocentrus cinctus CRYCIN-121205-CASNIC-001

The Breeder’s Registry© Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: CRYCIN-121205-CASNIC-001 Date received: 12/12/2005 Identification: Cryptocentrus cinctus (Herre, 1936) Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Vertebrata Class Osteichthyes Superorder Teleostei Order Perciformes Family Gobiidae Genus Cryptocentrus (Valenciennes, 1857) Species cinctus (Herre, 1936) Description: Debelius and Baensch,…

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Heteractis aurora HETAUR-100705-BRUGAR-001

The Breeder’s Registry© Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: HETAUR-100705-BRUGAR-001 Date received: 10/7/05 Identification: Genus: Heteractis Species: aurora (Quoy and Gaimard, 1833) Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific to Red Sea Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: Hexacorallia Order: Actiniaria Family: Stichodactylidae Genus: Heteractis Species: aurora Description: Typically light gray color, occasionally green, rarely purplish. Bright yellow specimens…

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Heteractis crispa HETCRI-030505-ROBAND-001

The Breeder’s Registry© Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: HETCRI-030505-ROBAND-001 Date received: 3/9/05 Identification: Genus: Heteractis Species: crispa (Ehrenberg, 1834) Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific to Red Sea Taxonomy: (after I.C.Z.N.) Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: Hexacorallia Order: Actiniaria Family: Stichodactylidae Genus: Heteractis Species: crispa Description: Typically light amber or cream…

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Elysia crispata Sea Slug Spawning in a 100 Gallon Reef Aquarium

My 100-gallon reef tank was recently overtaken by hair algae, an unfortunate plight that befalls many older reef tanks. I set up this tank in 1972 and cleaned it thoroughly only once, about 25 years ago. Putting off a long overdo cleaning, I decided to add an animal that was advertised as something that would eat this menacing algae. To this end I acquired what was sold as a “lettuce nudibranch” and placed it in the tank.

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Hippocampus reidi HIPREI-072604-GIRJAV–0001

The Breeder’s Registry Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from the aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: HIPREI-072604-GIRJAV–0001 Date received: 7/26/04 Identification: Hippocampus reidi (Ginsburg 1933 ) Geographic origin: Atlantic Taxonomy: (After I.C.Z.N) Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Syngnathiformes Family: Syngnathidae Genus: Hippocampus Species: reidi Duration male(yr): 5 yrs Size male(mm): 17 cm Duration female (yr): 5 yrs Size female (mm): 15…

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Amphiprion clarkii AMPCLA-021803-BAKDEN-006

Report: Amphiprion clarkii (Rcvd: 2/18/03) The Breeder’s Registry¨ Information contained in this report is taken from submitted observations from aquarist unless noted otherwise (see comments). Information may be reproduced providing the Breeder’s Registry is cited. Breeder ID: AMPCLA-021803-BAKDEN-006 Date received: 2/18/03 Identification: Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830) Geographic origin: Indo-pacific Taxonomy:(after I.C.Z.N.) Description: Usually dark (black) with varying amounts of orange / yellow on face and tips of fins. Three bars;…

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