Centropyge interrupta (Tanaka, 1918)
Japanese angelfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 12 - 60 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: southern and central Japan (Ref. 4858) and the northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Midway and Kure).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 14-14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-16; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 17-17
Biology:  Inhabits rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Oviparous (Ref. 240), monogamous (Ref. 52884).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 17.06.94
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.11.11
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.11.11

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