Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Chaetodontidae  
 Genus Chaetodon  
  Chaetodon lineolatus  Cuvier, 1831 ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Anisochaetodon lineolatusChaetodon lieneolatusChaetodon lunatusChaetodon talliiTetragonoptrus lineolatus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length roughly equal to head height; preopercle smooth, without prominent spines. Snout short. Small protractile mouth with brush-like teeth in the jaws. Dorsal fin with XII spines, no notch between spinous and soft dorsal fin; and 24 to 27 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 20 to 22 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 15 to 17 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Body color is white with a black elliptical marking along the edge of the posterior portion of the back extending across the caudal peduncle to the base of the posterior anal fin rays. A series of thin vertical black lines run across the sides, and a prominent vertical black band runs across the eye. Dorsal, caudal and anal fins are bright yellow; margin of caudal fin is transparent. 
Habitat: Occur in lagoon and seaward reefs, usually in pairs in coral rich areas. Feed mainly on coral polyps and anemones, but also on small invertebrates and algae. Largest species in the genus. Oviparous. 
Distribution: Widespread in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia. Widely around coral reefs in Tai 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish. 
Name Code: 381581
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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