WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923

218747  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218747)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms...  
Description Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms and small crustaceans. This attractive fish does well in aquarium surroundings and therefore highly prized by hobbyists (Ref. 4858). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218747 on 2018-04-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
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]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon chrysurus paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923) 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 Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms and small crustaceans. This attractive fish does well in aquarium surroundings and therefore highly prized by hobbyists (Ref. 4858). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Eritrean butterflyfishcrown butterflyfish  [details]