WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758

218754  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218754)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and shallow seaward reefs and sometimes in turbid waters subject to freshwater runoff....  
Description Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and shallow seaward reefs and sometimes in turbid waters subject to freshwater runoff. Hardly territorial and often accompanies other species without being agressive. Swims in pairs. Omnivorous, feeds on algae, coral polyps, crustaceans and worms (Ref. 5503). Easily maintained in tanks. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Chaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218754 on 2019-10-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

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

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]   

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 Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and shallow seaward reefs and sometimes in turbid waters subject to freshwater runoff. Hardly territorial and often accompanies other species without being agressive. Swims in pairs. Omnivorous, feeds on algae, coral polyps, crustaceans and worms (Ref. 5503). Easily maintained in tanks. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English vagabond butterflyfish  [details]
Japanese フウライチョウチョウウオ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Chaetodon vagabundus USNM 371353 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Chaetodon vagabundus USNM 424124 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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