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Heniochus acuminatus  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pennant coralfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Etymology: Heniochus: Greek, enioi, -ai, -a = sometimes, some + Greek, oche = food (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten revassocierade; djupintervall 2 - 178 m (Ref. 86942), usually 15 - 75 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 35°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa and Persian Gulf to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5372); common length : 15.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5450)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11 - 12; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 22-27; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 17 - 19.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabit deep, protected lagoons and channels, and the deeper parts of outer reef slopes. Juveniles are often solitary while adults occur in pairs (Ref. 1602, 48636). A planktivorous species that generally remains within a few meters of the reef. Juveniles may sometimes pick on parasites on the epidermis of other fish (Ref. 5503). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Steene, R.C., 1978. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. A.H. & A.W. Reed Pty Ltd., Australia. vol. 1. 144 p. (Ref. 4859)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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