Eritrean butterflyfish

It grows up to 14 cm in length.

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The Eritrean butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 4 - 65 m environment.

The Eritrean Butterflyfish or Crown Butterflyfish, Chaetodon paucifasciatus, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It is essentially just known from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, but has been reported from East Africa. It grows up to 14 cm (5. More

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Eritrean butterflyfish, Red Sea chevron butterflyfish and crown butterflyfish. More

species, the Eritrean butterflyfish Chaetodon paucifasciatus is found in the Red Sea. More

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The Eritrean butterflyfish (Chaetodon paucifasciatus) (Photo: John E. Randall). Bibliography Allen, G.R., Steene, R. & Allen, M. (1998). A guide to angelfishes and butterflyfishes. Odyssey Publishing/Tropical Reef Research. Sadovy, Y. & Cornish, A.S. (2000). More

Common names

Chaetodon paucifasciatus in French (français)
Crown butterflyfish in English
Eritrea-fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Eritrean butterflyfish in English
Papillon orange in French (français)
Red Sea chevron butterflyfish in English
稀带蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
稀帶蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon paucifasciatus
Authority : Ahl, 1923