Abudefduf notatusis commonly referred to as Yellowtail sergeant. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5041 AphiaID: 212870 Scientific: Abudefduf notatus German: Gelbschwanz-Sergeant, Feldwebelfisch English: Yellowtail Sergeant Category: Damselfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Abudefduf (Genus) > notatus (Species) Initial determination: (Day, ), 1870 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Cambodia, Christmas Islands, Corea, East Africa, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Size: up to 6.69" (17 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Algae, Aquatic plant, Fish eggs, Invertebrates, Zooplankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Transkei, South Africa and to New Caledonia, north to southern Japan.
Found in small groups along upper edges of sheltered drop-offs. Also found in rocky inshore reefs with moderate to strong wave action. In roving aggregations and somewhat difficult to approach.
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding.
Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and aerate the eggs.
Abudefduf clarki Snyder, 1911
Chrysiptera paucifasciata Fowler, 1946
Glyphidodon notatus Day, 1870
Indoglyphidodon abbotti Fowler, 1944
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Abudefduf (Genus) > Abudefduf notatus (Species)
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