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Ctenochaetus flavicauda

Ctenochaetus flavicaudais commonly referred to as Ctenochaetus flavicauda. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 600 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4018 
AphiaID:
277560 
Scientific:
Ctenochaetus flavicauda 
German:
Doktorfisch 
English:
Ctenochaetus Flavicauda 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Ctenochaetus (Genus) > flavicauda (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fowler, 1938 
Sea depth:
10 - 30 Meter 
Size:
12 cm - 16 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 600 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-07 08:55:02 

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Ctenochaetus flavicauda is a Tang from the Pacific Ocean. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. Inhabits coral reefs from the shallow waters to depths of at least 30 m.

It grows to a size of 11.8 cm (4.6 in) in length, making it the smallest ctenochaetus tang, and also the smallest acanthurid. As a juvenile it is a bright yellow color, as an adult it is reddish brown color with orange colored fine horizontal striping, the tail is white and the eye is ringed by bright yellow.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Ctenochaetus (Genus) > Ctenochaetus flavicauda (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Adult

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Juvenile

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Semiadult

Ctenochaetus flavicauda (c) De Jong Marinelife
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Ctenochaetus flavicauda (c) by De Jong Marinelife
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