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Chaetodon kleinii (Blacklip butterflyfish; Bluehead butterflyfish; Brown butterflyfish; Butterflyfish; Klein’s butterfly fish; Klein's butterfly; Klein's butterflyfish; Klein's coralfish; Sunburst butterflyfish; Whitespotted butterflyfish; White-spotted butterflyfish; Yellowspot butterflyfish; Klein’s butterfly fish)

Synonyms: Anisochaetodon kleinii; Chaetodon bellulus; Chaetodon cingulatus; Chaetodon corallicola; Chaetodon flavescens; Chaetodon kleini; Chaetodon melammystax; Chaetodon melastomus; Chaetodon virescens; Choetodon kleinii; Tetragonoptrus kleini
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Sunburst Butterflyfish, Chaetodon kleinii, is also known as the Black-lipped Butterflyfish (or "blacklip butterflyfish") or Klein's Butterflyfish. It is a native of the Indo-Pacific region, from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian Islands and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and New Caledonia. It is also found in Galapagos Islands in the Eastern Pacific.
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Protected Areas

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

Prey / Diet

Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)1
Arothron hispidus (poison puffer)1
Arothron meleagris (Whitespotted pufferfish)1
Cantherhines dumerilii (Barred filefish)1
Chaetodon aureofasciatus (goldstriped butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon baronessa (Baroness butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon citrinellus (Midas cichlid)1
Chaetodon humeralis (muneca)1
Chaetodon plebeius (blueblotched butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon ulietensis (Doublesaddle butterflyfish)1
Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)1
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)1
Johnrandallia nigrirostris (Black-nosed butterflyfish)1
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)1
Scarus perrico (perrico)1
Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Euryhaliotrema grandis[2]
Euryhaliotrema microphallus[2]
Euryhaliotrema triangulovagina[2]
Hadrobolbus chaetodontis[3]
Neohypocreadium dorsoporum[3]
Thulinia microrchis[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Burger's Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Dierenpark Emmen
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.

Distribution

Agulhas Current; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Comoros; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; Fiji Islands; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hawaii (USA); Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (south to Coffee Bay, South Africa, Ref. 5372) to the Hawaiian Islands and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales, Australia and New Caledonia. Eastern Pacific: Galapagos Islands (Ref. 5227).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Middle Bank; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; San Pedro Bay; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; 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; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; 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
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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