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Ctenochaetus marginatus Blue-spotted Bristletooth, Bluespotted Surgeonfish, Striped-fin Surgeonfish


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lexID:
1927 
AphiaID:
219657 
Scientific:
Ctenochaetus marginatus 
German:
Blautupfen-Borstenzahn-Doktorfisch 
English:
Blue-spotted Bristletooth, Bluespotted Surgeonfish, Striped-fin Surgeonfish 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Ctenochaetus (Genus) > marginatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1835 
Occurrence:
Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Caroline Island, Clipperton Island, Columbia, Costa Rica, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Gilbert Islands, Hawaii, Howland Island, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Line Islands, Malpelo Island, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Panama, Phoenix Islands, Revillagigedo Islands, the Society Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 40 Meter 
Size:
8.66" - 10.63" (22cm - 27cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis 
Tank:
263.97 gal (~ 1200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-01 22:03:16 

Husbandry

Lower lip papillate posteriorly. Has brilliant blue spots covering the head, body, and pectoral fins and blue longitudinal pinstripes on the dorsal, anal and caudal fins. Inhabits shallow seaward reefs.

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Ctenochaetus (Genus) > Ctenochaetus marginatus (Species)

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