African butterflyfish

The African butterflyfish, Chaetodon dolosus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Western Indian Ocean, at depths from 40-200 metres in length.

The African butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 40 - 200 m environment.

Butterfly fish ~ African Butterflyfish ~ African Butterfly Fish Family: Pantodontidae Butterfly fish - African Butterfly Fish * Puzzles * Postcards Pantodon buchholzi Photo More

Picture of a South African Butterflyfish or Doublesash Butterflyfish, Chaetodon marleyi * Puzzles * Postcards Chaetodon marleyi Photo More

web that says the African butterflyfish comes from South America. Well, they are close but not quite the same continent. LA Pic African Butterflyfish - female LA African Butterflyfish - male. Anal fin skinnier and longer. More

I recently purchased an African butterflyfish (Pantodon buchholzi) I've had him for 2 days now and have been trying to get him to eat flakes or frozen food. So far nothing. I don't know what else to try to feed this guy. More

The African Butterflyfish is common to many lakes across Africa and is an interesting fish. It spends most of its time hanging at the surface of the water, waiting for prey. The body is dark brown to black and is speckled with lighter colorations. More

The African Butterflyfish does remain relatively small, but caution needs to be exercised, as this fish will swallow anything it can fit into its mouth. More

African ButterflyfishChaetodon dolosus = Facts max size: 15. More

fish and african butterflyfish would get along with any type of cichlids. If so, what kind and how many? Thanks in advance * 1 year ago Report Abuse nosoop4u246 by nosoop4u... More

The freshwater butterflyfish or African butterflyfish, Pantodon buchholzi, is the only species in the family Pantodontidae within the Order Osteoglossiformes. It is not closely related to saltwater butterflyfishes. More

African Butterflyfish need information #1 User is offline Boggnials * * Fish Fanatic * PipPip * Group: Member More

African ButterflyfishAlert OFF Start a discussion General African ButterflyfishAlert OFF Start a discussion Be the first one to start forum discussion Discuss Specific African Butterflyfish SpeciesAlert OFF Start a discussion * Sort by: More

Common names

African butterflyfish in English
Afrikansk fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
blackedged butterflyfish in English
Chaetodon demi-deuil in French (français)
Chétodon à demi-deuil in French (français)
Papillon africain in French (français)
Pavillon in Creole, French
Pavillon in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Swartrand-vlindervis in Afrikaans
黑緣蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黑缘蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Chaetodon dolosus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
Original source: FishBase
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon dolosus
Authority : Ahl, 1923