Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Bluestriped angelfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 5 - 15 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Malay Peninsula, northward to southern Japan.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits coastal rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Solitary species. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 October 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.06.94
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 05.09.03
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.08.94

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