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Naso hexacanthus

Bleeker, 1855

Unicornfish

Classification
Identification
Biology
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)
Synonyms :
Classification : Acanthuridae ( Surgeonfishes )
 
Name : Licorne luisante
Name : Unicornfish
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Les adultes se reconnaissent à la nageoire caudale bleue et les épines doubles sur le pédoncule. Les juvéniles sont bleu pâle clair, gris ou verdâtre avec une nageoire caudale bleue.

Taille maximale : 50 cm.
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Poursuit le plancton, généralement en grand bancs.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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Depuis la côte jusqu'aux pentes du récif externe, à diverses profondeurs.
Geographical distribution
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Indo-Pacifique Ouest
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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
La Mer Rouge
Andrea Ghisotti
Bonechi, 1999
Poissons-chirurgiens et esp?ces apparentées
H. Debelius & R.-H. Kuiter
Ed; Ulmer, 2001
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 26/10/2003

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