chaetodon


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chaetodon

(ˈkiːtəʊˌdɒn)
n
a less common name for butterflyfish
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Noun1.chaetodon - any fish of the genus Chaetodonchaetodon - any fish of the genus Chaetodon  
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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The butterfly fish of the genus Chaetodon are some of the most distinctive and familiar of the Red Sea reef fishes, almost disc-shaped with a short to long and pointed snout and generally colored and patterned boldly in black and white and yellow.
These include species such as the Cortez Angelfish, Pomacanthus zonipectus (Pomacanthidae), and the Three Banded Butterflyfish, Chaetodon humeralis (Chaetodontidae), which have been observed (but not collected) within the La Jolla study area (Lea et al.
Although no exact benchmark is available for species-level divergence among reef fish taxa based on cyt b (but see Johns & Avise 1998), our findings are consistent with the 2% cyt b divergence among recognized Chaetodon species (McMillan & Palumbi 1995) and approached the level of divergence observed among some closely related species of Das-gllus (Bernardi & Crane 1999).
percula (T) days (2007) Chaetodon larvae 29-48 100-500 m Almany et al.
Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch (spotfin butterflyfish) (McBride and Able, 1998), they may suffer 100% mortality and thus make no contribution to subsequent generations.
Chaetodon capistratus (mariposa cuatro ojos / foureye butterflyfish): posee un ocelo negro bordeado por un halo blanco hacia la region caudal y una barra negra que atraviesa el ojo, se cree que este patron de coloracion es una estrategia que utiliza esta especie para despistar a sus enemigos, los cuales se dirigen a la region caudal y no a la cabeza al momento del ataque.
araucanus Capra pudu NANTES BELLUAE Squalus fernandinus Equus bisulcus PISCES AVES APODES ACCIPITRES Stromateus comarca Vultur jota THORACICI Falco tharus Chaetodon aureus Strix, cunicularia Sparus chilensis PICAE ABDOMINALES Psittacus jaguilma; P.
These cichlids are unique in having a strongly laterally compressed discoidal shape, similar to the marine butterflyfishes of the genus Chaetodon.
The jawfish and butterflyfish groups are comprised primarily (91-99%, respectively) of a single species, namely, the yellowhead, Opistognathus aurifrons, and spotfin, Chaetodon ocellatus, respectively.
Chaetodon multicinctus (Garrett, 1863) (Tricas & Hiramoto, 1989), Leiognathus equulus (Forsskal, 1775) (Lee et al.
a) Anisotremus virginicus, Abudefdufsaxatilis and Diplodus argenteus over rocky reef boulders, b) a small shoal of Pareques acuminatus using crevices, c) territorial and agonistic display of Stegastesfuscus against a young Epinephelus marginatus, d) a pair of Chaetodon striatus foraging over the rocky bottom, e) different behavior displayed by Parablennius pilicornis.