WoRMS taxon details

Centropyge acanthops (Norman, 1922)

211775  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211775)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Inhabits areas of coral rubble and frequently occurs in small groups of up to about 10 individuals. Feeds on small...  
Description Inhabits areas of coral rubble and frequently occurs in small groups of up to about 10 individuals. Feeds on small invertebrates and algae (Ref. 5503). Spawning at sunset; male stimulating the emission of eggs with biting motions on female's abdomen; eggs released and abandoned in open waters without any particular parental care (Ref. 5503). Popular aquarium fish in Natal. Occasionally exported from Kenya. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Centropyge acanthops (Norman, 1922). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211775 on 2018-04-27
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofXiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofXiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922)) Smith, J.L.B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384. [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolacanthus acanthops Norman, 1922) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCentropyges acanthops (Norman, 1922)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits areas of coral rubble and frequently occurs in small groups of up to about 10 individuals. Feeds on small invertebrates and algae (Ref. 5503). Spawning at sunset; male stimulating the emission of eggs with biting motions on female's abdomen; eggs released and abandoned in open waters without any particular parental care (Ref. 5503). Popular aquarium fish in Natal. Occasionally exported from Kenya. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English orangeback angelfish  [details]