butterflyfish


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tropical fish with huge fanlike pectoral fins for underwater gliding

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The irony is that these butterflyfish are widespread around the world, and you'd have thought their chances of survival were pretty good," said Morgan Pratchett, a scientist at James Cook University.
24 HERRINGBONE BUTTERFLYFISH (ITIS) 1 3 4 8 9 10 13 14 15 18 30 3t 34 39 40 43 48 49 50 51 53 58 59 80 81 83 84 89 90 93 94 98, and longer phrases
Commercial harvesters have higher daily quotas for a number of fish and invertebrates, namely: butterflyfish, angelfish, porkfish, Spanish and Cuban hogfishes, starsnails, blue-legged hermit crabs, and giant Caribbean anemones (FAC Online(6)).
bannerfish, b atfish, boxfish, butterflyfish, clownfish, lionfish, Picassofish, pufferfish, surgeonfish, triggerfish, trumpetfish, unicornfish.
You might see a moray eel pause while a tiny wrasse cleans off its parasites; or you could watch a pair of butterflyfish swim in sync, as though linked by strings.
These include species such as the Cortez Angelfish, Pomacanthus zonipectus (Pomacanthidae), and the Three Banded Butterflyfish, Chaetodon humeralis (Chaetodontidae), which have been observed (but not collected) within the La Jolla study area (Lea et al.
Differences in demographic traits of four butterflyfish species between two reefs of the Great Barrier Reef separated by 1,200 km.
There are Allard's clownfish, dusky parrotfish, fairy basslet, checkerboard wrasse, sphinx goby, black-saddled leopardgrouper, yellowtail sailfin tang, oriental sweetlip, sunburst butterflyfish, yellow-blotch spinefoot, not to mention those reef sharks, which look like scaled-down versions of the more dangerous thing, and elegant, mysterious rays that swoop under the jetties of an evening.
TAKE flight for the South Pacific and join the Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count (www.
Chubs V Sn Chaetodontidae Chaetodon aculeatus Longsnout butterflyfish V D Chaetodon sedentarius Reef butterflyfish V Pomacanthidae Holacanthus tricolor Rock beauty V Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray angelfish V Pomacentridae Pomacentridae Damselfishes V Chromis sp.
Species such as the inshore lizardfish (Synodus foetens), spotfin butterflyfish (Chaetodon ocellatus), and striped burrfish (Chilomycterus schoepfii) were all recorded only in Long Island Sound during the years studied but are known to occur in Narragansett Bay as well.
Biomass of the scythe butterflyfish (Chaetodon falcifer) and kelp perch (Brachyistius frenatus) were estimated using length-weight regressions from closely related and similarly shaped species for which the relationship was known (Chaetodon auriga for scythe butterflyfish and Cymatogaster aggregata for kelp perch).
6'W) we observed cleaning behavior by the scythe butterflyfish, Prognathodes falcifer (Hubbs & Rechnitzer, 1958).
Re-occurrence of the threebanded butterflyfish, Chaetodon humeralis (Chaetodontidae), with notes on its distribution in Southern California.