Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Chaetodontidae > Chelmon > Chelmon muelleri

Chelmon muelleri (Beaked coralfish; Blackfin coralfish; Highfin coralfish; Muller's coralfish; Müller's coralfish; Butterflyfish)

Synonyms: Chelmo muelleri; Chelmo mulleri; Chelmon mulleri
Language: Danish; Malay; Mandarin Chinese

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Range Map


Australia; Coral Sea and GBR; East Central Australian Shelf; Great Barrier Reef; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Viet Nam; Western Pacific: found exclusively on coastal reefs and estuaries of Queensland. Recently recorded from northwestern Australia (Ref. 5978, 3131).;

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