WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775

218730  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218730)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is...  
Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is found singly, in pairs, and in aggregations that roam over large distances in search of food. Feeds mainly by tearing pieces from polychaetes, sea anemones, coral polyps, and algae (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218730 on 2018-02-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofChaetodon setifer Bloch, 1795) Bloch, M. E. (1795). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. Berlin. v. 9. i-ii + 1-192, Pls. 397-429. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChaetodon lunaris Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon sebanus Cuvier, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon setifer Bloch, 1795) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomacanthus filamentosus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPomacentrus setifer (Bloch, 1795)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAnisochaetodon auriga (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLinophora auriga (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSarothrodus auriga (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetragonoptrus auriga (Forsskål, 1775)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetragonoptrus setifer (Bloch, 1795)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon auriga setifier (Bloch, 1795)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon satifer Bloch, 1795) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is found singly, in pairs, and in aggregations that roam over large distances in search of food. Feeds mainly by tearing pieces from polychaetes, sea anemones, coral polyps, and algae (Ref. 1602). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English threadfin butterflyfish  [details]
Japanese トゲチョウチョウウオ  [details]