Chaetodontidae


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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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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.
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".
Perciformes (continued) families: Chaetodontidae, Toxotidae, Monodactylidae, Pempheridae, Kyphopsidae, Lutjanidae, Lobotidae, Sparidae, Nandidae, Sciaenidae, Malacanthidae, Cepolidae.
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.
Volume 8 (Fowler and Bean, 1929) treated the Caproidae, Scorpidae, Monodactylidae, Platacidae, Ephippidae, Toxotidae, Scatophagidae, Chaetodontidae, Acanthuridae, and Siganidae.