Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Chaetodontidae > Chaetodon > Chaetodon auriga
 

Chaetodon auriga (Cross-stripe butterfly; Diagonal butterflyfish; Threadfin; Threadfin butterfly; Threadfin butterflyfish; Threadfin coralfish; Whip butterflyfish)

Synonyms: Anisochaetodon auriga; Chaetodon auriga setifier; Chaetodon satifer; Chaetodon sebanus; Chaetodon setifer; Linophora auriga; Pomacanthus filamentosus; Pomacentrus setifer; Sarothrodus auriga; Tetragonoptrus auriga; Tetragonoptrus setifer
Language: Afrikaans; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Creole, French; Danish; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Fwi; Fwâi; German; Hawaiian; Ilokano; Japanese; Kagayanen; Kiribati; Korean; Mahl; Malay; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Marshallese; Other; Polish; Russian; Samoan; Spanish; Surigaonon; Swahili; Swedish; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuamotuan; Vietnamese; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The threadfin butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae).
View Wikipedia Record: Chaetodon auriga

Attributes

Diet [1]  Omnivore
Water Biome [1]  Reef, Coastal

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Acropora millepora (Staghorn coral)[2]
Phestilla lugubris[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aponurus chelebesoi[4]
Benedenia epinepheli[3]
Euryhaliotrema annulocirrus[5]
Euryhaliotrema aspistis[5]
Euryhaliotrema cribbi[5]
Euryhaliotrema grandis[5]
Euryhaliotrema microphallus[5]
Euryhaliotrema pirulum[5]
Euryhaliotrema triangulovagina[3]
Haliotrema aurigae[5]
Neohypocreadium chaetodoni[4]
Neohypocreadium dorsoporum[4]
Paradiscogaster chaetodontis okinawaensis[4]
Paradiscogaster quasimodo[4]
Parahaliotrema grandis <Unverified Name>[4]
Podocotyloides stenometra[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Toronto Zoo
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr
Zoo Parc de Beauval

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; Egypt; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Hawaii (USA); Hong Kong; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (extending to Mossel Bay, South Africa, Ref. 5372) to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Israel; Japan; Johnston Island; Jordan; Kenya; Kermadec Islands; Kimbe Bay; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Leyte Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Panguil Bay; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Rodriguez; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Shiliao River; Sogod Bay; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Tawi tawi Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Wake Island; Yellow Sea; Yemen; Yun-gan;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access