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      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Scientific Name: Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
      Max. size: 28.0 cm TL (male/unsexed), ~11 inches
      Environment: reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range - 20 m
      Climate: tropical
      Distribution: Indo-West Pacific = northern Australia and parts of Indonesia, southward to Lord Howe Island.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 21
      Biology: Inhabits coastal and inner reef areas with rubble, soft bottoms, or open flat bottom areas with rock, coral, sponge, and seawhip outcrops. May be found in small groups. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Forms pairs or small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade
      Aquarium Care: Provide good hiding spots and nice swimming room. Scribbled Angelfish will nip at Tridacnid clams, LPS, zoanthids, and may eat soft corals. It will also graze on diatoms and some filamentous algae. A good aquarium fish, and once adjusted can become quite rambunctious.
      Photo Credit ©Bob Fenner
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