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Chaetodon trichrous

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lexID:
1441 
AphiaID:
273364 
Scientific:
Chaetodon trichrous 
German:
Tahiti-Falterfisch 
English:
Tahiti Butterflyfish 
Category:
Рыбы - Бабочки 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > trichrous (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1874 
Occurrence:
о-в таити, острова Кука, Туамото , Француская полинезия 
Size:
bis zu 12cm 
Temperature:
°C - 29°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, Артемия, Замороженный корм, Кораллы (Полипы), Креветка безпанцерная, Специалист по питанию, черви Ватт 
Tank:
~ 600 Liter 
Difficulty:
Экспертное Животное!! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2005-05-01 17:28:57 

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Günther, 1874

Chaetodon trichrous also commonly referred as Tahiti butterflyfish is endemic from southeast Polynesia (Tahiti and Tuamoto Islands). The front half of the Tahitian Butterflyfish has a gray coloration while the back half is dark brown to black. It has a black bar through the eyes and the caudal fin is gray.

The Tahiti butterflyfish are found primarily on lagoon reefs. They are usually paired and feed on primarily coral polyps.


Remarks:

Butterflyfish are not recommended for reefs as they will pick at or eat a wide variety of corals, fan worms, and other invertebrates. Most Butterflyfish are known to pick at Aiptaisia, a parasitic anemone.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > Chaetodon trichrous (Species)


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