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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 218754

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 editorAnisochaetodon vagabundus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon mesogallicus Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon nesogallicus Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon setifer hawaiiensis Borodin, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus nesogallicus (Cuvier, 1829)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonoptrus vagabundus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvagabond butterflyfish  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon vagabundus jordani Ahl, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon decussatus Cuvier, 1829
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon vagabundus pictus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon pictus Forsskål, 1775
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
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]
Republic of Mauritius
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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kapuhili Lewis A.G., 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (31 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (81 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 (127 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218754
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 vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758. 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=218754 on 2014-09-18
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