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Flammen-Zwergkaiserfisch im Zoo Zürich

Flame angel

Centropyge loricula

Closest relatives Perch family, angelfish, dwarf angelfish (about 30 species)
Habitat Coral reefs with clear lagoons and outer reefs from 1 to 60 meters deep, habitat very secluded
Behaviour solitary, in pairs, in groups with a male and several females
Diet Algae, small crustaceans
Body length up to 12 cm
Spawn Spawn and larvae swim in the sea, young fish colonize reefs
Use fishkeeping
Current status still widespread, stable

geographic range

Verbreitungskarte Flammen-Zwergkaiserfisch


D. Meier, Zürich