WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923

218747  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218747)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Ahl, E. (1923). Zur Kenntnis der Knochenfischfamilie Chaetodontidae insbesondere der Unterfamilie Chaetodontinae. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte Berlin (N.F.).</em> v. 89 Abt. A, Heft 5: 1-205, Pls. 1-2. [details]   
Description Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms...  
Description Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms and small crustaceans. This attractive fish does well in aquarium surroundings and therefore highly prized by hobbyists (Ref. 4858). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Chaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218747 on 2022-08-09
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Ahl, E. (1923). Zur Kenntnis der Knochenfischfamilie Chaetodontidae insbesondere der Unterfamilie Chaetodontinae. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte Berlin (N.F.).</em> v. 89 Abt. A, Heft 5: 1-205, Pls. 1-2. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Found over coral and rubble areas, in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on coral polyps, gorgonians, algae, polychaete worms and small crustaceans. This attractive fish does well in aquarium surroundings and therefore highly prized by hobbyists (Ref. 4858). [details]
LanguageName 
English Eritrean butterflyfishcrown butterflyfish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Chaetodon paucifasciatus FIN027741 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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