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Synonyms for Chaetodontidae

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Nalbant contributed to many international publications by writing the chapters on the families Cobitidae and Chaetodontidae.
Their anatomy is suited for precise maneuvering among corals and narrow reef passages, and their abrasive teeth (the scientific name Chaetodontidae means "bristle teeth") are used to nibble on coral tissue and other benthic organisms.
Descriptions of three new fishes of the family Chaetodontidae from the Philippine Islands.
Unindentified larvae) I Haemulidae Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758) T Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier, 1830 O Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823) O Haemulon plumieri (Lacep6de, 1801) T Haemulon steindachneri T (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Sparidae Diplodus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1830) T Chaetodontidae Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758 O Pomscentridae Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) O Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier, 1830) PR Stegsstes variabilis (Castelnau, 1855) O Stegastes sp.
This, to our knowledge, is the first report of cleaning behavior by this species; the nature of its cleaning also appears to be unique within the Chaetodontidae.
Notably, in our ichthyoplankton survey larvae from all of these families, except Chaetodontidae, were collected but regrettably, comparable ichthyoplankton data from the 1970s were not available and our identifications were made only to the family level.
Numerical dominant families found in mangrove surveys included juveniles of Lutjanidae (snapper), Gerreidae (mojarra) and Chaetodontidae (butterflyfish), and resident habitat specialists such as Tetraodontidae (pufferfish) and Rivulidae (killifish).
In declining order of importance, these families were the Scaridae, Acanthuridae, Holocentridae (exclusively of the subfamily Holocentrinae, the squirrelfishes), Monacanthidae, Priacanthidae, Chaetodontidae, Aulostomidae, and Cirrhitidae (Table 2).
TABLE 1 Fish species/species groups recorded during surveys of the Punta Leona Marine Reserve during 1995 and 2006 ID (1) Family Species/ Tg (2) Mob (3) species group 1 Acanthuridae Prionurus h m laticlavius 2 Apogonidae Apogon dovii pl s 3 Balistidae Balistes o m polylepis 4 Pseudobalistes o m naufragium 5 Sufflamen verres i m 6 Belonidae Tylosurus p m crocodilus 7 Blennidae Ophoblennius h s steindachneri 8 Carangidae Caranx p m sexfasciatus or caballus 9 Gnathanodon p m specious 10 Trachinotus p m rhodopus 11 Chaetodontidae Chaetodon i s humeralis 12 Johnrandalia o s nigrirostris 13 Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus c s rivulatus 14 Dasyatidae Dasyatis longa i m 15 Diodontidae Diodon sp.
no Chaetodontidae or Ogcocephalidae and only a single representative of Pomacentridae.
Development of fishes of the Mid-Atlantic Bight: An atlas of egg, larval, and juvenile stages, V, Chaetodontidae through Ophidiidae.
Las especies pertenecientes a las familias Chaetodontidae, Scaridae y Acanthuridae coinciden con esta distribucion.
La baja diversidad de entidades alimentarias encontradas en el contenido estomacal de estas especies, en comparacion con otros peces, sugiere que los integrantes de la familia Chaetodontidae pueden ser considerados como estenofagos.
variabilis (Castelnau) Coralivoros Chaetodontidae Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus C.