Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus)
Common Name: Moorish Idol
Scientific Name: Zanclus cornutus
Min. Tank Size: 125 gallons
Captive Care: Difficult
Max. Size: 22 cm (8.6")
Range: Red Sea and East Africa to Hawaiian Islands and Easter Island, and Australia to Japan Ogasawara Islands; also occurs in tropical easter Pacific; ranges throughout Ease India region.
Depth: 1 - 180m (3.3 - 70.8ft)
Remarks: Due to its highly specialized diet for sponges, this fish is better left for public aquariums, academic institutions, fish Difficults, or in the ocean.