Centropyge flavipectoralis

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Common Name
Yellowfin Angel
Binomial Name
Centropyge flavipectoralis
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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae
Genus: Centropyge
Species: flavipectoralis


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Common Names

  • Yellowfin Angel



Characteristics

Description

Information about the body shape, skeletal characteristics, how it appears, colouring etc.

Similar Species

C. multispinis (pectoral fins more or less transparent with some dark pigmentation on the rays [1] and has dusky pectoral fins [2]).

Maximum Size

About 10 cm [1].

Associated Organisms

Anything that lives in sybiosis, parasitic or opportunistically with it.

Behaviour

Notes about what they do, how they inteact with others, different species etc.



Captive Care

Tank Size

The size of tank suitable for it, including reasoning behind this judgement.

Water Flow

Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.

Lighting

How much lighting is required for it.

Feeding

What it requires in terms of feeding, type of foods and frequency.

Growth Rate

How quickly it will grow under various conditions.

Diseases

Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.

Other

Addition things / items that are important for care in captivity.



Gallery



Compatability

Fish

Does it have any fish that it should not be housed with?

Coral

Does it have coral that it is not compatable with?

Invertebrate

Is it compatable with other invertebrates such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms?



Reproduction

How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.



Local Ecology

Distribution

Sri Lanka [1] and Maldives [2].

Habitat

Between 3 to 20 metres [1] in rubbly areas [2].



Additional Information

Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.



Resources



References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 (Allen 1981): Allen, G.R., Butterfly and angelfishes of the world: volume 1 australia : a complete survey of the species of Australia and New Guinea, Mergus: Sydney, 1981.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Lieske Myers 1996): Lieske, E., Myers, R., Coral reef fishes : Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean : including the Red Sea, Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1996.