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Chaetodon ulietensis (Doublesaddle butterflyfish; Pacific doublesaddle butterflyfish; Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish; Pacific double-saddled butterflyfish; Pacific doublesaddled coralfish; Saddleback butterfly; Sickle butterflyfish; Ovalspot butterflyfish; Double-saddle butterflyfish)

Synonyms: Chaetodon aurora; Chaetodon ulientensis; Chaetodon ulietensis confluens
Language: Cebuano; Danish; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Gela; Ilokano; Japanese; Kagayanen; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Samoan; Tagalog; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The Pacific Double-saddle Butterflyfish or False Furcula Butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis), is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It flourishes in coral-rich environments in the central Indo-Pacific region. Their range extends from the Cocos-Keeling Islands to the Tuamotu Islands, and north to Japan. They are usually found from the surface to 20 m depths, and like shallow channels with high current.
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Protected Areas

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

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 kleinii (Blacklip butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon plebeius (blueblotched butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern 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 
Aliatrema cribbi[2]
Euryhaliotrematoides aspistis[2]
Neohypocreadium dorsoporum <Unverified Name>[3]
Paradiscogaster chaetodontis <Unverified Name>[3]
Paradiscogaster eniwetokensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Paradiscogaster quasimodo <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo

Distribution

American Samoa; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hawaii (USA); Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Cocos-Keeling Islands to the Tuamoto Islands, north to Japan.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Sogod Bay; South China Sea; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Wallis and Futuna Is.; Yellow Sea;

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Citations

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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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