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Chaetodon pictus Horseshoe butterflyfish

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Foto: Daymanyat islands, Golf von Oman, 2002

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lexID:
9967 
AphiaID:
302747 
Scientific:
Chaetodon pictus 
German:
Falterfisch 
English:
Horseshoe Butterflyfish  
Category:
Butterflyfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > pictus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Forsskål, 1775 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 80.6 °F (0°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps, Food specialist 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-02 17:28:41 

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Forsskål, 1775

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > Chaetodon pictus (Species)

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