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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodontidae 
AphiaID: 125528

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodontidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbutterflyfishes  [details]
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taxa (35)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphichaetodon Burgess, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelmon Cloquet, 1817
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelmonops Bleeker, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoradion Kaup, 1860
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipiger Jordan & McGregor, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitaurichthys Bleeker, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeniochus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnrandallia Nalbant, 1974
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachaetodon Bleeker, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrognathodes Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoa Jordan, 1923

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus Klein, 1776 (nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisochaetodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBauchotia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrognathodes Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCahetodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaelmo accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelmon Cloquet, 1817
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaethodon Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelmo accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelmon Cloquet, 1817
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharoedus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEteira Kaup, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForeipiger accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipiger Jordan & McGregor, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonochaetodon Bleeker, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitaurichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemitaurichthys Bleeker, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnrandalia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnrandallia Nalbant, 1974
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinophora Kaup, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoa accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegapotodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaprotodon Guichenot, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaprotodon Guichenot, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthochaetodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudochaetodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnrandallia Nalbant, 1974
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarothrodus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaurichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeniochus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragnoptrus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus Klein, 1776
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus Walbaum (ex Klein), 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaethodon Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Atlantic (tropical to temperate), Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Highly compressed body. Larvae with the head region covered with bony plates. Spines in anal fin 3-5, usually 3, and 14-23 soft rays. Caudal fin rounded to emarginate. Scales extend onto anal and dorsal fins. Mouth small, terminal and protrusible with a band or rows of small brushlike teeth. Gut coiled several times. Two anteriorly directed processes in swim bladder. Vertebrae 24 (11+13). Most with bright coloration, a dark band across the eye and an 'eyespot' dorsally. Generally near coral reefs. Typically diurnal. Many feed on a combination of coelenterate polyps or tentacles, small invertebrates, fish eggs, and filamentous algae while others are specialists. Most species occur as heterosexual pairs. Chaet- (gr.) = bristle, odont- (gr.) = tooth [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125528
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Chaetodontidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125528 on 2014-12-26
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