Zanclus cornutus, Moonish idol, Moorish idol, Moorishidol, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Zanclus cornutus, Moonish idol, Moorish idol, Moorishidol, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Zanclus cornutus

Zanclus cornutus Description

Strongly compressed discoid body. Tubular snout with a small mouth containing numerous elongate bristle-like teeth. Dorsal spines elongated into a whip-like filament. Dorsal spines: 6 or 7; dorsal soft rays: 39 to 43; anal spines: 3; anal soft rays: 31 to

Zanclus cornutus Common Names

  • Moonish idol, Moorish idol, Moorishidol

Zanclus cornutus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Zanclus cornutus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Zanclus cornutus species belongs to.

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Zanclus cornutus, marine species closely related

Zanclus cornutus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Zanclus cornutus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Zanclus cornutus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Zanclus cornutus are marked in green.

Zanclus cornutus, geographic distribution

Where is Zanclus cornutus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Zanclus cornutus can be found.

Zanclus cornutus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Zanclus cornutus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Zanclus cornutus.