Raccoon butterflyfish

It belongs to the large subgenus Rabdophorus which might warrant recognition as a distinct genus.

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The Raccoon butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 25 m environment.

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Name: Raccoon Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula) Family: Chaetodontidae Range: Indo-Pacific Size: Up to 8 inches Diet: Carnivore Tank Set-up: Marine: Coral or rock, plants Reef Compatible: No Tank Conditions: 72-78°F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8. More

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The raccoon butterflyfish, Chaetodon lunula, is sometimes placed in the genus Rabdophorus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Superclass: Osteichthyes More

The raccoon butterflyfish, Chaetodon lunula, also known as the crescent-masked butterflyfish or lunule butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It is found in the Indo-Pacific region and in the southeast Atlantic. More

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Red Sea Raccoon Butterflyfish or Diagonal Butterflyfish, is yellow-orange, darker on the upper half of its body, and has a black patch around its eyes. It has dark diagonal lines across its body. Recommended tank size:A minimum of a 70 gallon tank is necessary. More

Raccoon butterflyfish - Chaetodon lunula - 24 March 2009 No Comment Raccoon Butterflyfish Species name: Chaetodon lunula Common names: Raccoon butterflyfish, Raccoon Butterfly, Racoon Coralfish, Halfmoon Butteflyfish, Moon Butteflyfish, Moon More

Raccoon Butterflyfish is used for Chaetodon lunula only unless otherwise specified. Chaetodon lunula has not been evaluated for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

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it is named after, the Raccoon Butterflyfish is predominately a nocturnal feeder but will increase with activity during the daytime photoperiod as it grows accustomed to the bright lighting in the aquarium. More

Raccoon Butterflyfish are named for their raccoon-like markings. More

The raccoon butterflyfish is generally not aggressive towards other fish, with the exception of lionfish and triggerfish. In captivity, the typical lifespan of a raccoon butterflyfish is five to seven years. More

The Raccoon Butterflyfish is a peaceful fish that may reside in a 70 gallon or larger fish-only aquarium with other butterflyfish. It should not be kept in a reef tank since it will eat invertebrates and is deemed unsafe with corals. More

The Raccoon Butterflyfish is yellow-orange, but darker on the upper half of the body. It has a black patch around its eyes, with a broad white stripe posterior to it. Two black stripes bordered in yellow reach from the white stripe to the dorsal fin. More

The Red Sea Raccoon Butterflyfish, also known as the Raccoon Fasciatus Butterflyfish, or Diagonal Butterflyfish, is yellow-orange, darker on the upper half of its body, and has a black patch around its eyes. It has dark diagonal lines across its body. More

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Raccoon Butterflyfish 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Raccoon Butterflyfish = Raccoon Butterflyfish, Chaetodon lunula, is often found living on or around the reefs of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans as well as the Great Barrier Reef. More

The Raccoon Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula) is also known as the Crescent-masked Butterflyfish or the Lunule Butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). More

The Raccoon Butterflyfish has black mask bordered by a thick white marking. There is a wide black band extending from the gill to the dorsal fin. The rest of the body is yellow, with dusky brown on the upper body, and... More

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Common names

Ababang lonnat in Chamorro (Chamoru)
Alibang-bang in Davawenyo
Alibang-bang in Tagalog
Alibang-bang in Visayan
Alibangbang in Cebuano
Alibangbang in Kagayanen
Alibangbang in Tagalog
Alibangbang in Waray-waray
Butterflyfish in English
Cá Bu?m m?t trang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Bướm mặt trăng in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Chaetodon lunula in French (français)
Chaluende in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Chétodon à croissant in French (français)
Chétodon raton-laveur in French (français)
Chôhan in Japanese (日本語)
daliga ragutu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Diagonal butterflyfish in English
Diagonal-lined butterflyfish in English
Halfmaan-vlindervis in Afrikaans
Halfmoon butterflyfish in English
Handupholimas in Mahl
Kalaykalay in Tagbanwa Calamian
Kalibobo in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kapiged in Ilokano
Kapuhili in Hawaiian
Kepe gajah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kikakapu in Hawaiian
Korai tikamu in Tuamotuan
Koraimu in Tuamotuan
Ligeriger in Austronesian (Other)
Ligeriger in Carolinian
Lineated butterfly-fish in English
Månefanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Mariposa in sp
Mariposa mapache in Spanish (español)
Mond-Falterfisch in German (Deutsch)
Mondsichel-Falterfisch in German (Deutsch)
Moon butterfly fish in English
Moon butterflyfish in English
Oval butterflyfish in English
Pacific pinstriped butterflyfish in English
Pakkikkadiya in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Papillon raton laveur in French (français)
Papillon raton laveur de Mer Rouge in French (français)
Papillon rayé in French (français)
Paraharaha in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Paru-paro in Tagalog
Paru-parung dagat in Tagalog
Pavillon in Creole, French
Pavillon in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Pinstripe butterflyfish in English
Raccoon butterfly in English
Raccoon butterflyfish in English
Racoon in English
Racoon butterflyfish in English
Racoon coralfish in English
Red sea butter flyfish in English
Red Sea raccoon butterflyfish in English
Red Sea racoon butterflyfish in English
Red-striped butterfly-fish in English
Redfin butterflyfish in English
redstriped butterflyfish in English
Rødehavsfanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Schetinozub lunoobraznyi in Russian (русский язык)
Striped butterflyfish in English
Tabak-Falterfisch in German (Deutsch)
Tapel in Other
Te ibaba in Gilbertese
Te ibaba in Kiribati
Tifitifi-laumea in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tikamu in Tuamotuan
Tikorekore in Other
Ustnik lunula in Polish (polski)
рыба-бабочка обыкновенная in Russian (русский язык)
പക്കി ക്കടിയ  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പക്കിക്കടിയന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
三带蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
三帶蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
冬瓜蝶 in Mandarin Chinese
弓月蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
弓月蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
新月蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
新月蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
月斑蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
月斑蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
月眉蝶 in Mandarin Chinese
月鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
月鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
룰나비고기 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon lunula
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