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Centropyge bispinosa (Günther, 1860)
CORAL BEAUTY
Two-spined Angelfish; Twospine Angelfish; Chaetodon diacanthus Bleeker, 1857; Holacanthus bispinosus Günther, 1860; Twospined Angelfish

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Species Centropyge bispinosa (Günther, 1860)

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Species Centropyge bispinosa (Günther, 1860)

Coral Beauty , Two-spined Angelfish, Twospine Angelfish

 

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Distribution

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New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S) and Raine Island, QLD (11°36'S) to Bass Point, NSW (34°36'S), also Christmas Island, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island, Elizabeth Reef and Middleton Reef, Tasman Sea, and Ashmore Reef and Kenn Reef, Coral Sea; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.


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IMCRA

Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Transition (3), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

 

General References

Allen, G.R., Steene, R. & Allen, M. 1998. A Guide to Angelfishes & Butterflyfishes . Cairns : Odyssey Publishing/Tropical Reef Research 250 pp. figs. [33]

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [230]

Kuiter, R.H., Debelius, H. & Tanaka, H. 2003. Pomacanthidae, a Comprehensive Guide to Angelfishes . Melbourne : Zoonetics 206 pp. [186]

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3273]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [238]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [238]

Steene, R.C. 1978. Butterfly and Angelfishes of the World. Australia . Sydney : A.H. & A.W. Reed Vol. 1 144 pp. 216 figs.

 

Common Name References

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3273] (FAO) ( Coral Beauty )

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [238] (Two-spined Angelfish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. (Twospine Angelfish)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacanthidae  
 Genus Centropyge  
  Centropyge bispinosa    (Günther, 1860) 
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Synonyms: Centropyge bispinosus Centropyge hispinosus Holacanthus bispinosus   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body short and deep, and strongly compressed. Preorbital bone convex and without strong spines. 1 prominent spines at angle of preopercle. Ventral edge of interopercle serrated. Eye moderately small. Mouth small, terminal, protractile, gape not extending to anterior rim or orbit. Dorsal fin with XIV spines and 15 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 16 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Color in life variable; predominantly light orange with the barring broken into a series of spots and extending to ventral side of body; others almost entirely purple; caudal fin dark blue. Often very pale in deep water and bright orange form in the Pacific. 
Habitat: Secretive species found in lagoon and seaward reef slopes in areas with rich coral growth at depths of 10 to 50 m. Found singly or in aggregations; forms harems of 3-7 individuals. Feeds on algae. 
Distribution: Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Tuamoto Islands, north to the Izus, south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia; excluding the Red Sea, Hawaii, and southern Pacific Ocean. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese water 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish.  
Name Code: 382281
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Centropyge bispinosa
Centropyge bispinosa
Coral Beauty Angelfish
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Centropyge bispinosa
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Centropyge bispinosa
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Centropyge bispinosa (Günther , 1860)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Etymology: Centropyge: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, pyge = tail (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Günther .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 3 - 60 m (Ref. 89972 ).   Tropical; 35°N - 32°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Tuamoto Islands, north to the Izu Island, south to Lord Howe Island. Not found in the Red Sea, Hawaii, and the southern Pacific Ocean (Ref. 48391 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5953 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 17 - 19.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Secretive species found in lagoon and seaward reef slopes in areas with rich coral growth. Found singly or in aggregations (Ref. 1602 ); forms harems of 3-7 individuals. Feeds on algae. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391 ).

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Myers, R.F. , 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 09 October 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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