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Chaetodon humeralis

Chaetodon humeralisis commonly referred to as Threebanded butterflyfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Mediamente facile. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1420 
AphiaID:
273343 
Scientific:
Chaetodon humeralis 
German:
Ostpazifik-Falterfisch 
English:
Threebanded Butterflyfish 
Category:
Pesci farfalla 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > humeralis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1860 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-19 18:40:29 

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Chaetodon humeralis also known as the Treebanded butterflyfish, East Pacific Butterflyfish or Cortez banded butterflyfish, is an eastern Pacific endemic Species whose range has ben reported as northern Chile to San Diego/California, reaching the Galapagos and Cocos islands. It is easily distinguishable from the other tree chaetodontid species from the eastern Pacific and cannot be confused with any Indo-west Pacific spezies. Found all along the tropical east Pacific coast of Central America up into the Mar de Cortez.

Chaetodon humeralis can feed on polychaetes, coral polyps and algae as the most butterflyfish too.

Butterflyfish are not recommended for reefs as they will pick at or eat a wide variety of corals, fan worms, and other invertebrates. Most Butterflyfish are known to pick at Aiptaisia, a parasitic anemone.


Classification

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Species: Chaetodon humeralis

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  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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