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Halfmoon Butterflyfish
Chaetodon lunula (Lacépède, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Chaetodontidae - butterflyfishes »  genus Chaetodon

Scientific synonyms

Chaetodon biocellatus Cuvier, 1831
Chaetodon iunula (Lacépède, 1802)
Chaetodon luluna (Lacépède, 1802)
Chaetodon lunulatus Shaw, 1803
Pomacentrus lunula Lacépède, 1802
Tetragonoptrus biocellatus (Cuvier, 1831)
Tetragonoptrus fasciatus (non Forsskål, 1775)
Tetragonoptrus lunula (Lacépède, 1802)

Other names

= Moon Butterfly Fish
= Moon Butterflyfish
= Raccoon Butterfly
= Raccoon Butterflyfish
= Racoon Butterflyfish
= Racoon Coralfish

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12549]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5565]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [165651]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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