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  • Schokoladen- oder Mimikrydoktor im Zoo Zürich.

    Mimic surgeonfish

    Acanthurus pyroferus

    Closest relatives Perch family, surgeonfish, acanthurinae
    Habitat Lagoons and coral reefs up to 60 meters deep
    Behaviour Solitary. As young animals they mimic various dwarf angelfish as protection.
    Diet Algae
    Body length up to 29 cm
    Spawn not much known
    Use fishkeeping, rarely fishing
    Current status stable

    geographic range

    Verbreitungskarte Schokoladen- oder Mimikrydoktor

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList