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Ctenochaetus flavicauda


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lexID:
4018 
AphiaID:
277560 
Scientific:
Ctenochaetus flavicauda 
German:
Doktorfisch 
English:
Ctenochaetus Flavicauda 
Category:
Acanturidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Ctenochaetus (Genus) > flavicauda (Species) 
Initial determination:
Fowler, 1938 
Occurrence:
United States Minor Outlying Islands, Moorea, Austral Islands, Line Islands, the Society Islands, Phoenix Islands, Marquesas Islands, Rapa, Kiribati, Isola di Cook, Isole Tuamoto, Pacifico centrale, Pacifico occidentale, Picairns, Polinesia Francese, Rangiroa, Thaiti 
Sea depth:
10 - 30 Meter 
Size:
12 cm - 16 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Alghe, Artemia, Mangimi congelati (taglia grossa), Mysis 
Tank:
~ 600 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-07 08:55:02 

Husbandry

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)

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Semiadult

2
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Juvenile

2

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