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Genicanthus spinus  Randall, 1975

Pitcairn angelfish
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Genicanthus spinus
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Etymology: Genicanthus: Greek, geny, -yos = face, jaw + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Randall.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 40 - 100 m (Ref. 89972).   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Eastern Pacific: Cook Islands to Ducie Atoll (Pitcairn).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4858)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits rock and coral reef at depths of 30 to at least 60 m. Occurs in aggregations that swim high above the bottom; harems of 2-5 individuals. Feeds mainly on zooplankton, although some benthic material is probably consumed (Ref. 4858). Almost never exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Allen, G.R., 1985. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. Vol. 2. 3rd edit. in English. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. (Ref. 4858)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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