Pomacanthus maculosus   (Forsskal,  1775) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacanthidae

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Description
Size: 20-50 cm.

Dorsal spines (total): 12 - 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 21 - 21; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 19 - 20.

Synonym (s)
Chaetodon maculosus Forsskal, 1775
(senior synonym)
Holacanthus striatus Ruppell, 1836
(junior synonym)
Pomacanthodes striatus (Ruppell, 1836)
(junior synonym)
Pomacanthops filamentosus Smith, 1955
(junior synonym)
Pomacanthus striatus (Ruppell, 1836)
(junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Yellow Bar Angel Fish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Netrani Island (Lat: 14.01) (Long: 74.33) INDIA (Record: 08/05/2006) (Depth: -12 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Zacharia, PU; Krishnakumar, PK; Dineshbabu, AP; Vijayakumaran, K; Rohit, P; Thomas, S; Sasikumar, G; Kaladharan, P; Durgekar, RN and Mohamed, KS (2008) Species assemblage in the coral reef ecosystem of Netrani Island off Karnataka along the southwest coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 87-97 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • PBase Available at - http://www.pbase.com/
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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