Chaetodon blackburnii

Scientific name Chaetodon blackburnii
Descriptor Desjardins
Year of description 1836
IUCN category LC
Family Chaetodontidae
Genus Chaetodon
Chaetodon blackburnii Chaetodon blackburnii

Introduction

Chaetodon blackburnii is a salt water fish.

Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    10 cm
  • Maximum size
    13 cm
  • Shape
    Circular
  • Average size
    10 cm
  • Maximum size
    13 cm
  • Shape
    Circular

How to recognize Chaetodon blackburnii ?

Chaetodon blackburnii measures between 10 and 13 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly jaune and noir body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    omnivorous with carnivorous tendency
  • Sociability
    living as a couple or in a group
  • territorial
    No
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Chaetodon blackburnii is a fish living as a couple or in a group naturally found near the bottom. This species is omnivorous with carnivorous tendency .

n general, this species does not care much about other animals crossing its path. However, she may show some signs of aggression with conspecifics.

Reproduction

  • Migratory species
    No

Chaetodon blackburnii is a fish ovipare qui pond en eau libre.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    23 - 27 °C
  • Depth
    1 - 30 m
  • Flow
    Medium

Biotope presentation

Chaetodon blackburnii is most often found at a depth between 1m and 30m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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