WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch, 1787

218746  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218746)

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. [Also a French edition; Ichthyologie, ou Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des poissons, v. 6, published 1788.]. [details]   
Description Swims in pairs in coral rich areas of sheltered lagoon and inshore reefs; juveniles seen in groups among tightly branching...  
Description Swims in pairs in coral rich areas of sheltered lagoon and inshore reefs; juveniles seen in groups among tightly branching @Acropora@ corals. Feeds exclusively on coral polyps. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch, 1787. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218746 on 2022-10-07
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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. [Also a French edition; Ichthyologie, ou Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des poissons, v. 6, published 1788.]. [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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://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] 
 
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Description Swims in pairs in coral rich areas of sheltered lagoon and inshore reefs; juveniles seen in groups among tightly branching @Acropora@ corals. Feeds exclusively on coral polyps. [details]
LanguageName 
English eightband butterflyfish  [details]
Japanese ヤスジチョウチョウウオ  [details]
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