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Genicanthus bellus


Genicanthus bellus was originally described as Genicanthus bellus by Randall in 1975. It belongs to the family Pomacanthidae. It is commonly known as Ornate angelfish and is known Ornate angelfish in USA (contiguous states), Boray-boray in Philippines, Ornate angelfish in Guam, Ornate angelfish in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   bellus
AuthorWI   Randall [J. E.]
AuthorNI   Randall
Qualification   ---
Year   1975
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
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Genus   Genicanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
Genus   Genicanthus
Original Name   Genicanthus        
Taxon Name   bellus
Original Combination   Genicanthus bellus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Genicanthus bellus
OriginalSubGenus   Genicanthus
Original Author   Randall
Original AuthorWI   Randall [J. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1975
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Outside barrier reef off District of Paea, Tahiti, Society Islands, depth 60 meters.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 127544 (2), BPBM 16841 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:41 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BPBM 16840
Journal   Bull. Mar. Sci.
Citation   v. 25 (no. 3)
Page   402
Illustrations   Pl. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Genicanthus bellus
Current Species   bellus
Current Genus Genicanthus
Current AuthorWI Randall [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Randall
Current Year   1975
Current Family Pomacanthidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Schools along steep current-swept outer reef dropoffs from 45 to at least 97 m. Feeds on plankton. Sexually dimorphic.
Depth Range From 24 to 97 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Genicanthus bellus  Randall 1975. Pomacanthidae.
Name History   •Valid as Genicanthus bellus Randall 1975 -- (Allen 1980:250 [ref. 22764], Myers 1999:172 [ref. 23965], Pyle 2001:3282 [ref. 26118], Allen & Adrim 2002:42 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:631 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:19 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:339 [ref. 28239], Hobbs et al. 2007:108 [ref. 29249], Allen & Erdmann 2012:555 [ref. 31980]).

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caudibicolor Genicanthus caudibicolor (Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891)Synonym
caudovittatus Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
chapmani Genicanthus chapmani (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1933)Synonym
fucosus Genicanthus fucosus (Yasuda [F.] & Tominaga [Y.] 1970)Synonym
japonicus Genicanthus japonicus (Schmidt [P. Yu.] 1931)Synonym
lamarck Genicanthus lamarck (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Valid
lamarcki Genicanthus lamarcki (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
macclesfieldiensis Genicanthus macclesfieldiensis Chan [W. L.] 1966Synonym
melanospilos Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker [P.] 1857)Valid
personatus Genicanthus personatus Randall [J. E.] 1975Valid
semicinctus Genicanthus semicinctus (Waite [E. R.] 1900)Valid
semifasciatus Genicanthus semifasciatus (Kamohara [T.] 1934)Valid
spinus Genicanthus spinus Randall [J. E.] 1975Valid
takeuchii Genicanthus takeuchii Pyle [R. L.] 1997Valid
vermiculatus Genicanthus vermiculatus Shen [S.-C.] & Lim [P.-C.] 1975Synonym
watanabei Genicanthus watanabei (Yasuda [F.] & Tominaga [Y.] 1970)Valid
zebra Genicanthus zebra (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1891)Synonym
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