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Genicanthus takeuchii

(Mizutama-Yakko)

Overview

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Family : Angelfishes ; Inhabits coral reefs[1].

Common Names

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Common Names in Japanese:

Mizutama-Yakko

Description

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Habitat

Ecology: This little-known deep dwelling species is generally associated with the outer slopes of coral reefs (G.R. Allen pers. comm. 2006). (Ref. 274292).

List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Genicanthus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 9 species and subspecies in this genus:

G. bellus (Bellus Lyretail Angelfish) · G. caudovittatus (Swallowtail Angelfish) · G. lamarck (Freckletail Lyretail Angelfish) · G. melanospilos (Blackspine Unicornfish) · G. personatus (Masked Angel Fish) · G. semicinctus (Half-Banded Angelfish) · G. semifasciatus (Japanese Swallow) · G. spinus (Pitcairn Angelfish) · G. watanabei (Watanabe´s Angelfish)

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Further Reading

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Footnotes

  1. Nakabo, T. (2002). Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-22