WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon mitratus Günther, 1860

218723  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218723)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Not much is known of this deep-dwelling butterfly, but recent observations indicate that it can form small groups of up to...  
Description Not much is known of this deep-dwelling butterfly, but recent observations indicate that it can form small groups of up to 5 individuals and inhabits steep outer reef dropoffs in rubble areas or among growths of black coral and sea fans. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon mitratus Günther, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218723 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Not much is known of this deep-dwelling butterfly, but recent observations indicate that it can form small groups of up to 5 individuals and inhabits steep outer reef dropoffs in rubble areas or among growths of black coral and sea fans. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Indian butterflyfish  [details]