Common name of Acanthurus triostegus
 
Common name Chelas
Language Palauan
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Palau
Locality Palau
Ref. Johannes, R.E., 1981
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks Spawning individuals form schools that were observed off the outer reef edge near the outer entrance to the channel through the barrier reef at Ngeremlengui. Spawning is said to occur in the evening, between the fourth and the tenth night of the lunar month (Ref. 2928). Also Ref. 10494.
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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