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      Blackbar coris

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      mojoreef


      Reef Keeper

      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Scientific Name:Coris nigrotaenia
      Max. size: 43.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 31.1 cm SL (female)
      Environment: reef-associated; marine ; depth range 2 - 20 m
      Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: known only from Dhofar and Masirah Island, Oman.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 12. Caudal fin slightly rounded.
      Biology: Found in exposed rocky shores
      Aquarium Care:fine as juveniles for the reef aquarium. Yet they grow destructive with age and are too big as adults, even for the average fish-only aquarium. They prefer bottom areas of fine sand, and spend much of their time turning over rock and coral rubble searching for small crustaceans. They bury themselves at night.
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