WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider, 1801

218752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218752)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs, and feeds exclusively on coral polyps. Solitary or in pairs...  
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs, and feeds exclusively on coral polyps. Solitary or in pairs and very aloof (Ref. 5503). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider, 1801. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218752 on 2018-12-13
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in coral rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs, and feeds exclusively on coral polyps. Solitary or in pairs and very aloof (Ref. 5503). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English scrawled butterflyfish  [details]
Japanese オウギチョウチョウウオ  [details]