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Related to Chaetodontidae: butterflyfish
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Noun1.Chaetodontidae - butterfly fishesChaetodontidae - butterfly fishes      
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
butterfly fish - small usually brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes having narrow deep bodies with large broad fins; found worldwide
genus Chaetodon - type genus of the Chaetodontidae
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Also his studies on fishes of the family Chaetodontidae were of great importance, from material mostly collected during the expeditions of the "Uranie", "Challenger", "Albatross", "Galathea", and "Noona Dan".
La diversidad del litoral peruano al norte de los 4[grados]15'S, esta caracterizada por fauna representativa de la Provincia biogeografica Panamica, encontramos aqui alrededor del 70% de todas las especies asociadas a los arrecifes rocosos del litoral peruano (Hooker 1993); algunas familias de peces tropicales como Labridae, Chaetodontidae, Cirrhitidae, Gobiidae estan bien representadas en esta area.
Peces de las familias Chaetodontidae y Pomacanthidae en la region de Santa Marta (Colombia): densidad y relacion con la calidad del arrecife.
Perciformes (continued) families: Chaetodontidae, Toxotidae, Monodactylidae, Pempheridae, Kyphopsidae, Lutjanidae, Lobotidae, Sparidae, Nandidae, Sciaenidae, Malacanthidae, Cepolidae.
The two most important groups of coral-eating fish are the Scaridae, parrotfish, and the Chaetodontidae, butterfly fish.
Chubs V Sn Chaetodontidae Chaetodon aculeatus Longsnout butterflyfish V D Chaetodon sedentarius Reef butterflyfish V Pomacanthidae Holacanthus tricolor Rock beauty V Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray angelfish V Pomacentridae Pomacentridae Damselfishes V Chromis sp.
We grouped the other fishes (Acanthuridae, Monacanthidae, Chaetodontidae, Mullidae, Scaridae, and the labrids Epibelus insidiator, Gomphosis varius, and Coris gaimard) together because they were not observed to actively search for, and raid, nests, although they would consume embryos if they discovered a nest.
Number of Family Common name species Opistognathidae jawfishes 1 Priacanthidae bigeyes 2 Holocentridae squirrelfishes 1 Pomacanthidae angelfishes 5 Balistidae triggerfishes 3 Pomacentridae damselfishes 5 Labridae wrasses 7 Serranidae sea basses and groupers 23 Chaetodontidae butterflyfishes 3 Malacanthidae tilefishes 2 Sparidae porgies 6 Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 3 Haemulidae grunts 4 Lutjanidae snappers 7 Scaridae parrotfishes 4 Tetraodontidae puffers 2 Mullidae goatfishes 2 Muraenidae morays 2 Carangidae jacks 6 Sphyraenidae barracudas 1 Scombridae mackerels 1 Mean Mean Probability duration number of of being Family (s) individuals seen in video Opistognathidae 504 22 1.
Volume 8 (Fowler and Bean, 1929) treated the Caproidae, Scorpidae, Monodactylidae, Platacidae, Ephippidae, Toxotidae, Scatophagidae, Chaetodontidae, Acanthuridae, and Siganidae.
The most heavily represented family was the Serranidae, followed by the Monacanthidae, Pomacentridae, Labridae, Carangidae, Scorpaenidae, Tetraodontidae, and Chaetodontidae.