scribbled angelfish

Scientific name Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
Descriptor Günther
Year of description 1867
IUCN category (World) LC
Family Pomacanthidae
Genus Chaetodontoplus
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi Chaetodontoplus duboulayi

Introduction

Chaetodontoplus duboulayi, commonly known as scribbled angelfish, is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Average size
    24 cm
  • Maximum size
    28 cm
  • Average size
    24 cm
  • Maximum size
    28 cm

How to recognize the scribbled angelfish ?

The scribbled angelfish measures between 24 and 28 cm. This fish is tricolore with a predominantly jaune, bleu and noir body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

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

The scribbled angelfish is a fish living as a couple or in a group. This species is carnivorous .

Although the scribbled angelfish is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond en eau libre

The scribbled angelfish 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?

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    25 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    5 - 20 m
  • Flow
    Medium and Slow

Biotope presentation

The scribbled angelfish is most often found at a depth between 5m and 20m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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