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Data Sheet: Acanthurus leucosternon “Powder Blue Tang”

DATA SHEET Scientific Name:  Acanthurus Leucosternon Common Name: Powder blue tang or powderblue surgeonfish Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii  Order: Perciformes Family: Acanthuridae Genus: Acanthurus  Species: A. Leucosternon Description: Acanthurus Leucosternon has a flattened and elongated ovoid body, a small mouth with chisel teeth that uses to rock algae from the rock surface, the dorsal fin and the spine […]

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Data Sheet: Chrysiptera Cyanea

DATA SHEET Scientific name: Chrysiptera Cyanea Common name: Blue damselfish Taxonomic classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Family: Pomacentridae Genre: Chrysiptera Species: C. Cyanea Description: Fusiform body, flat on the hips. It has 13 dorsal spines, 2 anal spines and 13-14 soft anal spines. Coloring: It has a beautiful electric blue color; Behavior: This fish is […]

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Data sheet: Valenciennea puellaris (Orange Spotted Goby)

DATA SHEET  Scientific Name:  Valenciennea puellaris Common Name: Diamond Goby or Diamond Watchman Goby or Orange Spotted Goby Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Gobioidei Family: Gobiidae Genus: Valenciennea Species: V. puellaris Description: This small fish has an elongated body length of 14 cm in nature, while in an aquarium it usually does not exceed 8 cm. Coloring: The body is whitish […]

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Data sheet: Synchiropus Marmoratus “Marbled dragonet”

  DATA SHEET  Nome scientifico: Synchiropus Marmoratus Common Name: Marbled dragonet Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Callionymoidei Family: Callionymidae Genus: Synchiropus Species: Marmoratus Description: The S. Marmoratus has a cylindrical body, a very large head and a tubular muzzle with a small mouth at the end; Very developed fins; Uses ventral fins to move using them as small paws; The pectoral fins […]

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Data sheet: Thalassoma pavo “Ornate Wrasse”

DATA SHEET Scientific name: Thalassoma pavo Common name: Ornate Wrasse Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Labroide Family: Labridae Genus: Thalassoma Species: T. pavo Description: This fish lives in salt water and is very much appreciated as it is one of the most colorful of the Mediterranean Sea. Tapered body, massive head, small mouth. […]

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Data sheet: Chromis viridis “Blue Green Damselfish”

DATA SHEET Scientific name: Chromis viridis Common Name: Green Chromis or Blue Green Damselfish Taxonomic Classification Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Labroids Family: Pomacentrinae Genus: Chromis Species: C. viridis Description: It is a fish belonging to the Pomacentridae family. The term damselfish refers to a group of marine fish comprising more than one […]

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Data sheet: Chaetodon semilarvatus

We could not start the fish data sheets without talking about the fishes on the logo of the Magazine   and Forum Vitadibarriera.               DATA SHEET Scientific Name: Chaetodon semilarvatus Common Name: Blue-cheeked butterfly fish Taxonomic Classification: Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii  Order: Perciformes Suborder: Percoidea Family: Chaetodontidae Genus: Chaetodon Species: Semilarvatus Description: It has a heavily […]