Scythemarked butterflyfish

The Scythemarked butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 150 m environment.

The Scythemarked Butterflyfish is distributed from Southern California to the SW Gulf of California and the Revillagigedo Islands; usually seen alone or in small groups on rocky reefs. More

Common names

Butterflyfish in English
Korai keke in Tuamotuan
Le-mærke fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Mariposa in sp
Mariposa de Scythe in Spanish (español)
Mariposa gaudaña in Spanish (español)
Mariposa guadaña in Spanish (español)
Papillon faucille in French (français)
scythe butterflyfish in English
Scythemarked butterflyfish in English
鐮形前頜蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鐮蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
镰形前颌蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
镰蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Prognathodes
Species : Prognathodes falcifer
Authority : Hubbs and Rechnitzer, 1958