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Genicanthus watanabei  (Yasuda & Tominaga, 1970)

Blackedged angelfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Etymology: Genicanthus: Greek, geny, -yos = face, jaw + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; ej vandrande; djupintervall 21 - 81 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 28°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Pacific Ocean: Taiwan to the Tuamoto Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and the Austral Islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 15 - 16; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 15-16; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 17. Males light blue with 8 black stripes on the lower 2/3 of the body (the posterior end of the uppermost yellow, the lowermost stripes extending the adjacent anal fin); females light blue with a vertical black bar above the eye and spots on the forehead; both sexes with a broad submarginal band on the dorsal and anal fins; females with broad submarginal band on the caudal-fin lobes.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in current-swept outer reef slopes and drop-offs (Ref. 4859). Feeds on plankton. Forms harems of 2-5 individuals. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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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