Seychelles butterflyfish

Picture of the Seychelles butterflyfish has been licensed under a GFDL
Original source: Own work Author Bernard E. Picton BernardP
Author: Bernard E. Picton BernardP
Permission: GNU Free Documentation License

I just got a Seychelles butterflyfish (Chaetodon madagaskariensis) that was mismarked as a pearlscale butterfly (Chaetodon xanthurus). It is beautiful, and it eats clams, brine, mysis, bloodworms, caulerpa, and all my little tubeworms. More

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Common names

Amime-chôchô-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Chétodon à damiers in French (français)
Chétodon malgache in French (français)
Cross-hatch butterflyfish in English
Crosshatch butterflyfish in English
Indian Ocean chevron butterflyfish in English
Kepe citrun in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Madagascar butterflyfish in English
Madagaskar-fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Netted butterflyfish in English
Orange butterflyfish in English
Papillon de Madagascar in French (français)
Pavillon in Creole, French
Pavillon in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Pearlscale butterflyfish in English
Pearly butterflyfish in English
Pearscale butterflyfish in English
Pêrel-vlindervis in Afrikaans
Perleskællet fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Philippine chevron butterflyfish in English
PÍrel-vlindervis in Afrikaans
Seychelles butterflyfish in English
Yellow-tail butterflyfish in English
Yellowtail butterflyfish in English
މަޑަގަސްކަރަ ބިބީ in Divehi (‫ދިވެހި)
桔尾蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
桔尾蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
紅尾蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红尾蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
馬達加斯加蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
马达加斯加蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黃網蝶 in Mandarin Chinese
黃蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄网蝶 in Mandarin Chinese
黄蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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