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    Species: Labracinus cyclophthalmus
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://www.marinebreeder.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=213&t=5201&start=50
    Class: B
    Synonyms: Cichlops cyclophthalmus, Cichlops spilopterus, Dampieria cyclophthalma, Dampieria cyclophthalmus, Dampieria melanostigma, Dampieria spiloptera, Labracinus cyclophthalma
    Environment: Reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 20 m (Ref. 9710 ), usually 10 - 15 m (Ref. 27115 )
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37748 )
    Distribution: Tropical; 22°C - 26°C (Ref. 27115 ) Western Pacific: widely distributed throughout the Indo-Malayan Archipelago, from southern Japan, south to the Northwest Shelf of Australia, and east to New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25 - 25; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 14 - 15. Lower lip uninterrupted at symphysis. Vomerine teeth relatively large, arranged in a chevron. Caudal fin rounded; upper part with 5 - 6 procurrent rays and 9 principal rays. Lateral line with anterodorsal series of 43 - 62 (usually 48 - 62) tubed scales extending from gill opening, and a peduncular series of 12 - 14 (usually 18 - 22) tubed scales. Dorsal and anal fins with distinct scaly sheaths (Ref. 37748 ).
    Biology: Found near shelter of coral or rock of shallow reefs (Ref. 9710 ), with moderate surge or currents where in spread-out groups of mixed sexes. Moves about activity through the gutters and passages (Ref. 48635 ). Feeds on small fishes (Ref. 559 ). Frequently seen in the aquarium fish trade, and has been bred in captivity (Ref. 35416 ) (Ref. 37748 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/speciessummary.php?id=12662
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Labracinus cyclophthalmus
    Classification Request: Classification Request Not Available
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