WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon leucopleura Playfair, 1867

218750  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218750)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description The species apparently prefers deeper water between 40 and 75 meters, in deep coral rich reefs, oftern near base of slopes...  
Description The species apparently prefers deeper water between 40 and 75 meters, in deep coral rich reefs, oftern near base of slopes over coral rubble. Usually solitary or in pairs over open bottoms. Uncommon (Ref. 9710). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Chaetodon leucopleura Playfair, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218750 on 2020-01-26
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). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description The species apparently prefers deeper water between 40 and 75 meters, in deep coral rich reefs, oftern near base of slopes over coral rubble. Usually solitary or in pairs over open bottoms. Uncommon (Ref. 9710). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Somali butterflyfish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Chaetodon leucopleura FIN027704 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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