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lexID: 11000 AphiaID: 273372 Scientific: Prognathodes carlhubbsi German: Falterfisch English: Southern Scythe Butterflyfish, Southern Scythe-marked Butterflyfish Category: Butterflyfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Prognathodes (Genus) > carlhubbsi (Species) Initial determination: Nalbant, 1995 Occurrence: Galapagos Islands, Malpelo Island, Peru, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands Sea depth: 12 - 270 Meter Size: up to 5.12" (13 cm) Temperature: - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Zooplankton Tank: 153.98 gal (~ 700L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Red List: Near threatened (NT) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Prognathodes carlhubbsi Nalbant, 1995
Prognathodes carlhubbsi, the southern scythemarked butterflyfish or southern scythe butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish found at rocky reefs in the tropical easter Pacific, where found at depths of 12–270 metres (39–886 ft) at the Galápagos Islands, Cocos Island, Malpelo Island, and off northwestern Peru.
Form pairs during breeding.
Habitat: rocky reefs.
Similar species: Prognathodes falcifer (Hubbs & Rechnitzer, 1958)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Prognathodes (Genus) > Prognathodes carlhubbsi (Species)
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