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Zebrasoma velifer  (Bloch, 1795)

Sailfin tang
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
Etymology: Zebrasoma: Derived from Zebra = African horse + Greek, soma = body; referring to the stripes (Ref. 45335).

Environnement / Climat / Gamme Écologie

; marin récifal; profondeur 1 - 45 m (Ref. 90102), usually 2 - 30 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115), preferred ?; 36°N - 25°S, 33°E - 134°W

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Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique (Ref. 41878). Pacific Ocean: Indonesia to the Hawaiian and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, and Rapa Island. Replaced by the similar Zebrasoma desjardinii in the Indian Ocean.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 9710)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 4 - 5; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 29-33; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 23 - 26. Smalls juveniles have alternating yellow and black bars. No brush-like patch of setae posteriorly on side of body. Dorsal fin very elevated, the longest ray 2.1 to 2.5 times in SL (Ref 9808).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of at least 30 m. Solitary juveniles found among rocks or coral (Ref. 58534) of shallow protected, sometimes turbid reefs (Ref. 1602, 48637). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on leafy macroalgae. It possesses, fewer and larger pharyngeal teeth, compared to the other Zebrasoma spp. (Ref. 33204). The species is never poisonous (Ref. 4795).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Paired spawning (Ref. 240).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Randall, John E. | Collaborateurs

Myers, R.F., 1999. Micronesian reef fishes: a comprehensive guide to the coral reef fishes of Micronesia, 3rd revised and expanded edition. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 330 p. (Ref. 37816)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless




Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur; Aquarium: Commercial
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