> Centropyge flavissima
Centropyge flavissima (Yellow angel-fish; Lemonpeel angelfish; Lemon peel)
Synonyms: Centropyge flavissimus; Holacanthus flavissimus
Language: Aceh; Danish; French; Japanese; Mandarin Chinese; Samoan; Tahitian; Visayan
The lemonpeel angelfish (Centropyge flavissima) is an omnivorous marine angelfish. Its body is a distinctive bright yellow in colour, with a blue or white circle around the eyes and blue behind the operculum. Juveniles have a blue ring on each side. It is native to the Indo-Pacific region, where it lives in lagoons and reefs and eats marine algae. In aquaria, it is suitable for fish only tanks. It may be kept in a reef tank, but with caution.
|Maximum Longevity  ||11 years|
MapsAmerican Samoa; Australia; Caroline Island; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Easter Island; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hawaii (USA); Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indo-Pacific: Cocos-Keeling Atoll to the Line, Marquesan and Ducie islands (straying to Easter Island), north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa. Common at most oceanic islands except the Carolines (Ref. 9710). Not reported from Indo; Indo-Pacific: Cocos-Keeling Atoll to the Line, Marquesan and Ducie islands (straying to Easter Island), north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa. Common at most oceanic islands except the Carolines (Ref. 9710). Not reported from Indonesia or Malaysia; nor in Hawaii and Johnston Atoll (Ref. 48391).; Indonesia; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Micronesia,Fed.States of; New Caledonia; Niue; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Ryukyu Islands; Samoa; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Vanuatu; Wake Island;
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