The Butterflyfish lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

Family: Chaetodontidae Sunset Butterflyfish, Chaetodon pelewensis Sunset Butterflyfish Photo © Animal-World Butterflyfish, together with the angelfish, are probably the most strikingly beautiful of saltwater fish. More

Picture of a Sunset Butterflyfish or Dot-and-Dash Butterflyfish, Chaetodon pelewensis * Puzzles * Postcards Chaetodon pelewensis Photo © Animal-World: Courtesy David BroughLatest Reader Comment - See MoreWe got the fish yesterday and he immediately started eating the More

Butterflyfish in general have a very elegant look. They are the Discus of the marine aquarium: sensitive, yet with remarkable patterns; high in price and demand, but very enjoyable for the right owner. More

Butterflyfish, with their amazing array of colors and patterns, are among the most common sites on reefs throughout the world. Although some species are dull-colored, most wear intricate patterns with striking backgrounds of blue, red, orange, or yellow. More

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

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

Double Saddled Butterflyfish, FijiThe Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count will be held around Fiji during October 2009. You can do a single count during that week, or take place as many times as you like during that week, so that you cover different reefs. More

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Carolus Linnaeus first described the banded butterflyfish as Chaetodon striatus in 1758. The name "Chaetodontidae" means "bristle-tooth," while "striatus" refers to the thick black vertical stripes—two on the side and a third extending from the dorsal fin to the caudal peduncle—stretching down its silvery body. More

Butterflyfish Family Chaetodontidae Identification = By Stan & Debbie Hauter, About.com Guide Filed In: 1. Fish Information & Pictures 2. > Butterflyfishes "A good hardy aquarium species. More

The butterflyfish are a group of conspicuous tropical marine fish of the family Chaetodontidae; the bannerfish and coralfish are also included in this group. Found mostly on the reefs of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, there are approximately 120 species in 10 genera. More

Butterflyfish have been used to help rid reef aquariums of glass anemone, also called aiptasia. Butterflyfish have an oval shaped body that is very thin laterally. 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

Butterflyfish are some of the most loved fishes in the hobby and, for the most part, rightfully so. More

butterflyfish enthusiast can discuss the species. As this site develops, it will become an informational site dedicated to butterflyfish. Copyright 2005-2006, ButterflyFish.com ButterflyFish. More

2008 Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count Results presented at the Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum 5th - 7th August 2009 The 2009 inaugural Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum (FICSF) provided an excellent platform for the Butterflyfish Count organizing committee to present More

One of these, the Bank Butterflyfish, is a deep water species rarely seen. The other five are prominent and conspicuous members of reef communities. More

The foureye butterflyfish was first described by Linnaeus in 1758, who named it Chaetodon captistratus. Smith (1897) described and named another species Chaetodon bricei, which was later acknowledged as juvenile C. capistratus after the life history of this fish was better understood. More

Butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae) are medium-sized oval fish which seem to dart everywhere on the coral reef, their bright bodies looking busy and beautiful. Mostly yellow, black and white with various bars and stripes, these fish easily catch the eye of the snorkeler. More

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Saddled Butterflyfish Chaetodon ephippium Image: 24M1022-02 Buy Image License Add Photo to Lightbox View Larger Photo View your Lightbox Order Print of Photo Saddled Butterflyfish More

or Saddle Butterflyfish, has a large black "saddle" with a white border on the rear upper corner of the body and dorsal fin. Orange coloration is found on the lower half of its face as well as outlining the black tail. More

The majority of Butterflyfish are brightly colored, and some have a dark spot or eye band on the posterior of the body. This spot or eye band is called a false eye and is used to confuse predators so the Butterflyfish can escape from aggression or attack. More

Butterflyfish include some of the most beautiful of all saltwater aquarium fish. Graceful swimmers with striking coloration and shapes, they are among the most popular fish to keep. More

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Appearance: Butterflyfish are colorful fish that are often seen around reefs. Colors range from specie to specie, with common ones being yellow and white. More

black-backed butterflyfish and an array of soft and hard corals. More

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Butterflyfish family encompasses some of the reefs most famous inhabitants. Many species pair for life and are seen swimming together in perfect synchronisation. More

Common names

Alumbiberas in Tagalog
Avoli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Butterflyfish in English
Chaet-pyong-o in Korean (한국어)
Chanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Duhay in Tagalog
Hirenaga-mana-gatsuo in Japanese (日本語)
Hirenaga-managatsuo in Japanese (日本語)
Hui chang in Mandarin Chinese
Karuvaval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Karuvolli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Nallachanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Tagas in Tagalog
Thellachanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Thondrotte in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Vavval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vellaivaval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vellavoli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Yàn wei chang in Mandarin Chinese
கருவாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெள்‍ளை வாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
ആവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കറുത്താവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
灰鯧 in Mandarin Chinese
灰鲳 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Stromateidae
Genus : Pampus
Species : Pampus cinereus
Authority : Bloch, 1795