Harlequin tuskfish

It grows to a size of 30 cm in length.

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Original source: Flickr Author Leonard Low from Australia
Author: Leonard Low from Australia

The Harlequin tuskfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 5 - 35 m , usually 5 - 35 m environment.

The Harlequin Tuskfish can be easily recognised by its striking colouration. Adults have eight blue-edged orange bands, three of which are on the head. The rear of the body darkens with age. The teeth are blue. More

Harlequin tuskfish (Choerodon fasciatus) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Actinopterygii More

article on the Harlequin Tuskfish by Bill Rosser in the October 2009 issue of Tropical ... More

his Harlequin Tuskfish (Choerodon fasciata). The photo was taken by Peter Siegel, a professional photographer, whose goal was to use available digital photographic equipment as a means toward producing an aesthetically pleasing photograph. More

The Harlequin Tuskfish (Choerodon fasciatus) I’ve always admired the Harlequin Tuskfish (Choerodon fasciatus) and have frequently been asked if it’s an appropriate addition to a reef aquarium. More

Harlequin Tuskfish | Choerodon fasciatus Marine Fish - Wrasses Written by ATF Harlequin Tusk Fish (Choerodon fasciatus) The harlequin tusk (Choerodon fasciatus) belongs to the family of wrasses. It has orange mottled bands. More

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Is the Harlequin tuskfish safe for a reef aquarium? - By Jeremy Gosnell Q. I have a 125-gallon aquarium and have always wanted to keep a Harlequin tuskfish. More

Harlequin Tuskfish (Choerodon fasciata) = It was around 1970 that I saw my first harlequin tuskfish — then called Lienardella fasciata, now known as Choerodon fasciata — offered for sale in a local fish store. More

The Harlequin Tuskfish (Choerodon fasciatus) is an interesting wrasse that is usually shipped out of the Philippines or Australia. If you can (and if they know) ask your pet store where they get theirs from. More

The Harlequin Tuskfish has orange stripes with blue margins, and tusks used to crunch invertebrates. A 55 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places and moderately aggressive fish such as Angels, Tangs, and Triggers is an acceptable environment. More

Image of a harlequin tuskfish on a coral reef © 1995-97 Nova Development Corporation More

Harlequin Tuskfish has an alternating white and orange body with thin blue lines in between. The eye is red and the anal fin is dark red with black and blue trim. More

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Common names

Choerodon fasciatus in Catalan (Català)
Choerodon fasciatus in French (français)
Harlekiinihuulikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Harlekinfisk in Danish (dansk)
harlequin tuskfish in English
Lippfisch in German (Deutsch)
Shichisenbera in Japanese (日本語)
七带猪齿鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
七帶豬齒魚 in Mandarin Chinese
吕宋猪齿鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
呂宋豬齒魚 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹象齿鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋象齒魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Choerodon
Species : Choerodon fasciatus
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