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Prognathodes carlhubbsi Southern scythe butterflyfish, Southern scythe-marked butterflyfish

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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) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-26 10:59:03 

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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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