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Monodactylus argenteus (silver angelfish; Singapore angelfish; Silvery moony; Silver-batfish; Silver moony; Silver moonfish; Silver mono; Silver batfish; Silver and black butterflyfish; Sea kite; Natal moony; Natal moonie; Mono; Kitefish; Fingerfish; Finger fish; Diamondfish; Diamond moonfish; Butterfish; Butter bream; Black bat fish; Moonfish; Buttercream)

Synonyms: Chaetodon argenteus; Monodachtylus argenteus; Monodactylus argentues; Psettus argenteus; Psettus rhombeus; Scomber rhombeus
Language: Aceh; Afrikaans; Arabic; Cebuano; Chavacano; Creole, French; Danish; Fijian; French; Fwi; Fwâi; German; Hiligaynon; Japanese; Javanese; Jawe; Kagayanen; Malay; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug; Marathi; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Samoan; Sinhalese; Somali; Spanish; Swahili; Swedish; Tamil; Tokelauan; Vietnamese; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The silver moony, also known as mono argentus, silver moonfish, fingerfish or Malayan angel, is a perciform fish, usually found in the Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, north to the Yaeyama Islands, south to New Caledonia and Australia. The silver moony has a silver body in a triangular shape. The big eyes are crossed by a dark ray. Its fins are silver with yellow reflection. Both, yellow and dark colouring, are fading with age.
View Wikipedia Record: Monodactylus argenteus

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Coomera brayi <Unverified Name>[1]
Lecithocladium aegyptensis <Unverified Name>[2]
Paradiscogaster farooqii <Unverified Name>[1]
Prodistomum keyam <Unverified Name>[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Colchester Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Dierenpark Emmen
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Kyiv Zoological Park
Legoland Atlantis By Sealife
London Aquarium
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Moulton College
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Newport Aquarium
Oceanario de Lisboa
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Osaka Municipal Tennoji Zool. Gdns.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tierpark Dählhölzli
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Universeum Science Center
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

Distribution

Africa-Inland Waters; Agulhas Current; Arabian Sea; Asia - Inland waters; Athi-Galana-Sabaki River Drainage System; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Australian; Bay of Bengal; Cambodia; Chilka Lake; China; Comoros; Coral Sea and GBR; Djibouti; East China Sea; Egypt; Erhjen River; Ethiopian; Fiji Islands; Guam; Gulf of Aden; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 7293) to Samoa, north to the Yaeyamas, south to New Caledonia and Australia (Ref. 4959). Known from the freshwater tidal zone of the Mekong delta (Ref. 12693).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Oceania - Inland waters; Oman; Oriental; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pagbilao Bay; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Red Sea; Rodriguez; Ruerhmen River; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Samoa; San Pedro Bay; Seychelles; Shihtsao River; Shiliao River; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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