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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Chaetodontidae  
 Genus Chaetodon  
  Chaetodon selene  Bleeker, 1853 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Chaetodon gardineriChaetodon gardneri  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length about 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 22 to 28 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. Series of yellow dots, running at diagonal lines over the sides; a black band extending from caudal peduncle along bases of dorsal and anal fins. 
Habitat: Inhabit coastal reefs at depths of 10 to 50 m, primarily on rubble slopes. Oviparous. Adults usually swim in pairs in search of small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Distributed throughout the Indo-Malayan region and western New Guinea, northward to the Ryukyu Islands. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish.  
Name Code: 381595
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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