WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787

159662  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159662)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159662 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon bimaculatus Bloch, 1790) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSarothrodus amplecticollis Poey, 1868) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSarothrodus ataeniatus Poey, 1868) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSarothrodus maculocinctus Gill, 1861) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on coral polyps, other invertebrates and ectoparasites  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Inhabits shallow, coral reefs with clear water. [details]

Importance Social- aquarium fish [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spotfin butterflyfish  [details]
Spanish mariposa perla amarilla  [details]