WoRMS name details

Chaetodon zanzibariensis Playfair, 1867

218727  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218727)

 unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Description Usually seen alone or in pairs (specially during spawning) but occasionally in small groups, particularly in the vicinity...  
Description Usually seen alone or in pairs (specially during spawning) but occasionally in small groups, particularly in the vicinity of staghorn @Acropora@ and @Goniopora@ (Ref. 5503) thickets. Diet consists of live corals which makes it difficult to maintain in captivity (Ref. 4858). Little intra- nor interspecific agressiveness (Ref. 5503). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon zanzibariensis Playfair, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218727 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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 
 

From other sources
Description Usually seen alone or in pairs (specially during spawning) but occasionally in small groups, particularly in the vicinity of staghorn @Acropora@ and @Goniopora@ (Ref. 5503) thickets. Diet consists of live corals which makes it difficult to maintain in captivity (Ref. 4858). Little intra- nor interspecific agressiveness (Ref. 5503). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Zanzibar butterflyfish  [details]