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Chaetodon rafflesii (Lattice butterflyfish; Latticed butterflyfish; Latticed coralfish; Raffle's butterflyfish; Raffles' coralfish)

Synonyms: Anisochaetodon rafflesi; Chaetodon dahli; Chaetodon princeps; Chaetodon raffelsii; Chaetodon rafflesi; Chaetodon rafflessi; Chaetodon sebae
Language: Bikol; Cebuano; Danish; Davawenyo; Fijian; German; Ilokano; Japanese; Kagayanen; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Marshallese; Samoan; Tagalog; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The Latticed Butterflyfish (Chaetodon rafflesii) is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It is found in the Indo-Pacific region from Sri Lanka to the Tuamotu Islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef, and from Palau (Belau) to the eastern Caroline Islands in Micronesia.It grows to a maximum of 18 cm (7.1 in) long, but the most common length is 15 cm (5.9 in).
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Prey / Diet

Acropora tenuis (Staghorn coral)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Chaetodon aureofasciatus (goldstriped butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon melannotus (Blackback butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon trifascialis (rightangled butterflyfish)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Oceanario de Lisboa
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Distribution

American Samoa; Australia; Calamianes Islands; China; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Fiji Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Sri Lanka to the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef; Palau (Belau) to the eastern Caroline Islands in Micronesia.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Marshall Islands; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Samoa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;

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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
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