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Chaetodon collare (whitecollar butterflyfish; Brown butterflyfish; Collare butterflyfish; Collared butterflyfish; Pakistani butterflyfish; Red tailed butterfly; Redtail butterflyfish; Red-tailed butterflyfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The red-tailed butterflyfish or redtail butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare), also known as the Pakistani butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It can be found in reefs of the Indo-west Pacific region: from the Persian Gulf and Maldives to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia. It usually swims at depths of between 3 and 15 m. In the wild, its diet consists of coral polyps. In captivity, it is a carnivore, taking fish meat and shrimp.
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Parasitized by 
Neobenedenia melleni[1]
Paradiscogaster chaetodontis okinawaensis[1]
Symmetrovesicula chaetodontis[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Arabian Sea; China; Gulf of Oman; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf and Maldives to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Madagascar; Maldives; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Philippines; Red Sea; Sikao Creek; South China Sea; Sri Lanka; Taiwan; Thailand; Tubbataha Reefs; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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