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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon melannotus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 
AphiaID: 218743

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 abhortani Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon dorsalis Rüppell, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon marginatus Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon melanotus Cuvier, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon melanotus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon reinwardti Günther, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus dorsalis (Rüppell, 1829)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus melanotus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblackback butterflyfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 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 (31 nucleotides; 21 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually occurs solitary or in pairs in coral-rich areas of reef flats, lagoons, and seaward reefs to a depth of over 15 m. Feeds on octocorallian and scleractinian coral polyps. Easy to maintain in the aquarium. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelled Chaetodon melanotus in <130> [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218743
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Chaetodon melannotus Bloch & Schneider, 1801. 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=218743 on 2014-07-28
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