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Chaetodon lunula (Red-striped butterfly-fish; Redstriped butterflyfish; Racoon coralfish; Racoon butterflyfish; Racoon; Raccoon butterflyfish; Raccoon butterfly; Moon butterflyfish; Moon butterfly fish; Halfmoon butterflyfish)

Synonyms: Chaetodon biocellatus; Chaetodon iunula; Chaetodon luluna; Pomacentrus lunula; Tetragonoptrus biocellatus; Tetragonoptrus lunula
Language: Afrikaans; Carolinian; Cebuano; Chamorro; Creole, French; Danish; Davawenyo; Divehi; Fijian; French; German; Hawaiian; Ilokano; Japanese; Kagayanen; Kiribati; Korean; Mahl; Malay; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Other; Polish; Russian; Samoan; Spanish; Swahili; Tagalog; Tuamotuan; Vietnamese; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

Not to be confused with Chaetodon lunulatus, the oval butterflyfish.The raccoon butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula), also known as the crescent-masked butterflyfish, lunule butterflyfish, halfmoon butterflyfish, moon butterflyfish, raccoon butterfly, raccoon, raccoon coralfish, and redstriped butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    
Ranong   Thailand      

Prey / Diet

Acropora nasuta[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aliatrema cribbi[2]
Euryhaliotrematoides annulocirrus[3]
Euryhaliotrematoides aspistis[2]
Euryhaliotrematoides grandis[2]
Euryhaliotrematoides microphallus[2]
Euryhaliotrematoides triangulovagina[2]
Haliotrema aurigae[2]
Neobenedenia melleni[2]
Podocotyloides stenometra <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudohypocreadium chaetodoni <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Indianapolis Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Lake Superior Zoological Gardens
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Oceanario de Lisboa
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Universeum Science Center

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Cargados Carajos; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Comoros; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hawaii (USA); Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Southeast Atlantic: East London, South Africa (Ref. 5372).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Johnston Island; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast 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; Ragay Gulf; Rodriguez; Réunion; Samar Sea; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Seychelles; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Wake Island; Yellow Sea; Yemen; Yun-gan;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1DIETARY SELECTION BY CORAL-FEEDING BUTTERFLYFISHES (CHAETODONTIDAE) ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA, Morgan S. Pratchett, THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 2007 Supplement No. 14: 171-176
2Jorrit 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.
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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