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Chaetodon austriacus

Rüppell, 1836

Rib Butterflyfish

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Chaetodon austriacus (Rüppell, 1836)
Synonyms :
Classification : Chaetodontidae ( Butterflyfishes )
 
Name : Poisson-papillon côtelé de Mer Rouge
Poisson-papillon autrichien
Poisson-papillon côtelé de Mer Rouge
Name : Rib Butterflyfish
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Espèce endémique de la Mer Rouge.

Adultes en couple et parfois en petit groupe.

Taille max. 13 cm.
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Chaetodon trifasciatus.
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Se nourrit surtout de polypes coralliens, mais aussi d'oeufs de gastéropodes et tentacules d'anémone.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Juvéniles sur le plateau récifal et dans les coraux Acropora.
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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Récifs abrités dans les zones riches en coraux jusqu'à environ 20 m.
Geographical distribution
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De la Mer Rouge au Golfe d'Aden
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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Guide du récif corallien de Mer Rouge
Helmut Debelius
PLB Editions, 1998
La Mer Rouge
Andrea Ghisotti
Bonechi, 1999
Poissons-papillons
Rudie H. Kuiter & Helmut Debelius
Ulmer Editions
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 31/10/2003

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