Genicanthus spinus, Pitcairn angelfish

Genicanthus spinus Randall, 1975

Pitcairn angelfish
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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Etymology: Genicanthus: Greek, geny, -yos = face, jaw + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Randall.

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

marina revassocierade; ej vandrande; djupintervall 40 - 100 m (Ref. 89972). Subtropical

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Eastern Pacific: Cook Islands to Ducie Atoll (Pitcairn).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4858)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits rock and coral reef at depths of 30 to at least 60 m. Occurs in aggregations that swim high above the bottom; harems of 2-5 individuals. Feeds mainly on zooplankton, although some benthic material is probably consumed (Ref. 4858). Almost never exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Allen, G.R., 1985. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. Vol. 2. 3rd edit. in English. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. (Ref. 4858)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 October 2009

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 25.1 - 28.4, mean 27.4 °C (based on 133 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.03236 (0.01523 - 0.06876), b=2.89 (2.71 - 3.07), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (25 of 100).