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Naso caeruleacauda Blue Unicorn, Bluetail Unicornfish

Naso caeruleacaudais commonly referred to as Blue Unicorn, Bluetail Unicornfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Naso caeruleacauda, Copyright Paddy Ryan


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lexID:
9371 
AphiaID:
278003 
Scientific:
Naso caeruleacauda 
German:
Blauschwanz-Nasendoktorfisch 
English:
Blue Unicorn, Bluetail Unicornfish 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > caeruleacauda (Species) 
Initial determination:
Randall, 1994 
Occurrence:
Australia, Banda Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Timor, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
15 - 45 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-14 12:35:56 

Info

Randall, 1994

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Naso (Genus) > Naso caeruleacauda (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage Dr. Paddy Ryan (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Naso caeruleacauda, Copyright Paddy Ryan
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Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto: Raja Ampat, Indonesien
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Copyright J. E. Randall,  Foto: Suanggi Rock, Banda, Indonesien
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