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

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

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Language: Afrikaans; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Creole, French; Danish; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Fw; 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).
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Attributes

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

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

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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;

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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
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