Abudefduf declivifronsis commonly referred to as Mexican nightsergeant. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8525 AphiaID: 273698 Scientific: Abudefduf declivifrons German: Feldwebelfisch English: Mexican Nightsergeant Category: Damselfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Abudefduf (Genus) > declivifrons (Species) Initial determination: (Gill, ), 1862 Occurrence: , El Salvador Costa Rica, Guatemala, Gulf of California, Honduras, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Revillagigedo Islands Sea depth: 1 - 5 Meter Size: up to 7.09" (18 cm) Temperature: ~ 82.4 °F (28°C) Food: Amphipods, Carrion, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Detritus, Fish (little fishes), Fish eggs, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Krill, Living Food, Mysis, Predatory, Schrimps, Worms, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2015-06-27 19:43:37
Last edit: 2015-06-27 19:43:37
Very special thanks for the first photo of Abudefduf declivifrons goes to Dr. Gerry R. Allen, he has talen this photo at Mexico.
The Mexican nightsergeant is endemic to the Eastern Pacific and is found from lower Baja California and the central Gulf of California to Costa Rica, including Revillagigedo Island.
It is a reef-associated species, that is found in shallow rocky reefs exposed to surge to depths of five meters.
Abudefduf declivifrons is also common in intertidal and shallow subtidal rocky habitats.
Euschistodus declivifrons Gill, 1862
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Abudefduf (Genus) > Abudefduf declivifrons (Species)
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