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Chaetodon fasciatus

Forssk?l, 1775

Sea racoon butterflyfish

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Chaetodon fasciatus (Forssk?l, 1775)
Synonyms :
Classification : Chaetodontidae ( Butterflyfishes )
 
Name : Poisson-papillon raton laveur de Mer Rouge
Poisson papillon tabac
Name : Sea racoon butterflyfish
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Taille : 24 cm.
Possible confusions
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Très semblable à Chaetodon lunula dont on le distingue surtout par l'absence de tache noire sur le pédoncule caudal.
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Se nourrit de polypes et de coraux, d'algues et de petits invertébrés.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Solitaires ou par couples.
Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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Espèce commune dans les zones à coraux mous, des parties superficielles aux pentes profondes.
Commun sur les platiers récifaux.
Geographical distribution
Red Sea
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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Poissons-papillons
Rudie H. Kuiter & Helmut Debelius
Ulmer Editions
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 8/08/2003

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 08/08/2003
Christophe Naslain - 08/08/2003
Abystrale - 14/09/2006


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