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Copperband butterflyfish

Chelmon rostratus

Description:

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. A number of species pairs occur in the Indian and Pacific oceans, members of the huge genus Chaetodon.

Habitat:

Spotted in the Amsterdam zoo.

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sttweets

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Aug 5, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2011

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