WoRMS taxon details

Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860)

211794  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211794)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Feeds on planktonic food several meters above the bottom. A single male is usually seen with several females, commonly on...  
Description Feeds on planktonic food several meters above the bottom. A single male is usually seen with several females, commonly on steep slopes<111>. Males develop as a result of sex change of females<307>. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211794 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record 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]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Feeds on planktonic food several meters above the bottom. A single male is usually seen with several females, commonly on steep slopes<111>. Males develop as a result of sex change of females<307>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English zebra angelfish  [details]