Three-banded butterflyfish

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Three-banded butterflyfish
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Species:
C. robustus
Binomial name
Chaetodon robustus
Günther, 1860

The three-banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon robustus) is a species of fish in the family Chaetodontidae. [2]

It inhabits the eastern-central Atlantic Ocean, in warm tropical waters from Mauritania down to Cape Verde and the Gulf of Guinea. It is present in coral reefs, from 30 to 70 meters deep. Its maximum length is 14.5 cm. [3]

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References

  1. Sidibé, A; Rocha, L.A. (2010). "Chaetodon robustus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2010: e.T4364A10819034. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010.RLTS.T4364A10819034.en .
  2. Chaetodon robustus Günther, 1860 . Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species  on 14 January 2019.
  3. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). "Chaetodon robustus" in FishBase . December 2019 version.