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Genicanthus lamarcki

Genicanthus lamarcki (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea
Familia: Pomacanthidae
Genus: Genicanthus
Species: G. lamarcki

Lamarck's angelfish, or Blackstriped angelfish (Genicanthus lamarcki), is a marine angelfish of the genus Genicanthus in the family Pomacanthidae. It breeds and lives in the Indo-Pacific waters, from Indonesia to Japan and the Great Barrier Reef. It feeds on plankton along corral reefs. The male is larger with blachish pelvic fins, whereas the smaller female has brighter (white) pelvic fins.


* Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2008). "Genicanthus semifasciatus" in FishBase. December 2008 version.

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