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Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775

218730  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218730)

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Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564 [details]   
Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is...  
Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is found singly, in pairs, and in aggregations that roam over large distances in search of food. Feeds mainly by tearing pieces from polychaetes, sea anemones, coral polyps, and algae (Ref. 1602). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218730 on 2024-03-02
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564 [details]   

original description  (of Chaetodon sebanus Cuvier, 1831) Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1831). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome septième. Livre septième. Des Squamipennes. Livre huitième. Des poissons à pharyngiens labyrinthiformes. <em>F. G. Levrault, Paris.</em> v. 7: i-xxix + 1-531, Pls. 170-208. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-440, Valenciennes 441-531. i-xxii + 1-399 in Strasbourg edition.].
page(s): 74 [details]   

original description  (of Chaetodon setifer Bloch, 1795) Bloch, M. E. (1795). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 9. i-ii + 1-192, Pls. 397-429. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [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] 

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 regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal Italian part of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Marine Region) Aquaculture: accidental [details]

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Description This species may be seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weed and rubble covered areas. It is found singly, in pairs, and in aggregations that roam over large distances in search of food. Feeds mainly by tearing pieces from polychaetes, sea anemones, coral polyps, and algae (Ref. 1602). [details]
LanguageName 
English threadfin butterflyfish  [details]
Japanese トゲチョウチョウウオ  [details]