Naso caeruleacauda, Blue unicorn

Naso caeruleacauda Randall, 1994

Blue unicorn
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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Nasinae
Etymology: Naso: Latin, nasus = nose (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Randall.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 15 - 45 m (Ref. 90102). Tropical

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Western Central Pacific: Philippines and Indonesia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 48637); publicerad maxvikt: 1.1 kg (Ref. 125599)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 4 - 5; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 28-30; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 29. No narrow dark bars on body. Caudal fin blue in life. Dorsal profile of head from above upper lip to above centre of eye straight. Anterior interorbital region and adjacent space between nostrils strongly convex. Body depth 2.75 to 2.8 times in SL (Ref 9808).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in schools, mainly along outer reef walls to moderate depths in pursuit of plankton (Ref. 48637).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Randall, John E. | Medarbetare

Randall, J.E., 1994. Unicornfishes of the subgenus Axinurus Perciformes: Acanthuridae: Naso), with description of a new species. Copeia 1994(1):116-124. (Ref. 10671)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 May 2010

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 26.5 - 29.1, mean 28 °C (based on 88 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01950 (0.01119 - 0.03397), b=2.97 (2.82 - 3.12), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.3   ±0.1 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 40.7 [21.6, 72.9] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.648 [0.369, 1.093] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.8 [17.8, 19.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.121 [0.078, 0.206] g/100g ; Selenium = 36.5 [19.6, 70.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 34 [11, 107] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.45 [0.88, 2.17] mg/100g (wet weight);