WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentropyge acanthops (Norman, 1922)

211775

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211775

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits areas of coral rubble and frequently...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Bailly, N. (2008). Centropyge acanthops. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211775 on 2017-11-18

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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphipops 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolacanthus acanthops Norman, 1922) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentropyges acanthops (Norman, 1922)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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 Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororangeback angelfish  [details]