WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787

159662  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159662)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bloch, M. E. (1787). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 3: i-xii + 1-146. Pls. 181-216. [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles   
Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159662 on 2024-04-19
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Bloch, M. E. (1787). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 3: i-xii + 1-146. Pls. 181-216. [details]   

original description  (of Chaetodon bimaculatus Bloch, 1790) Bloch, M. E. (1790). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 4: i-xii + 1-128, Pls. 217-252. [Also a French edition, Ichthyologie, ou Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des poissons, v. 7, published 1797.].
page(s): 9, Pl. 219 (fig. 1) [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet Feeds on coral polyps, other invertebrates and ectoparasites  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: 43.35°N to Florida, USA to Brazil; also Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, including Antilles  [details]

Habitat Inhabits shallow, coral reefs with clear water. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- aquarium fish [details]
LanguageName 
English spotfin butterflyfish  [details]
Spanish mariposa perla amarilla  [details]