Zebrasoma xanthurum, Yellowtail tang : aquarium

Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852)

Yellowtail tang
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
Etymology: Zebrasoma: Derived from Zebra = African horse + Greek, soma = body; referring to the stripes (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Blyth.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 0 - 20 m (Ref. 9710), usually 2 - 20 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 31°N - 14°S, 34°E - 81°E (Ref. 57256)

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to the Persian Gulf; recorded from Maldives (Ref. 11303).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 36.7 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 97602); common length : 10.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5450)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Often found in groups in coral-rich areas (Ref. 9710) or on rocky bottoms (Ref. 30573). It small and numerous pharyngeal teeth suggest a diet that consists mainly of filamentous algae (Ref. 33204). Occasionally caught by traps and trawls (Ref. 68964).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Randall, John E. | Colaboradores

Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones and U. Zajonz, 1997. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. Living marine resources of Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. FAO, Rome. 293 p. (Ref. 13710)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acuario: Comercial
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Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
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Huevos
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Acuicultura
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.8 - 29.2, mean 27.1 (based on 222 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02344 (0.01108 - 0.04959), b=2.96 (2.79 - 3.13), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .