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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787 
AphiaID: 159662

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon bimaculatus Bloch, 1790
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarothrodus amplecticollis Poey, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarothrodus ataeniatus Poey, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarothrodus maculocinctus Gill, 1861
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspotfin butterflyfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormariposa perla amarilla  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus atromaculatus Wilson C.B., 1913 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (19 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (102 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (23 nucleotides; 20 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on coral polyps, other invertebrates and ectoparasites  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits shallow, coral reefs with clear water. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- aquarium fish [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159662
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787. 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=159662 on 2014-08-28
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