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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Chaetodontidae  
 Genus Chaetodon  
  Chaetodon quadrimaculatus  Gray, 1831 
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Synonyms:Chaetodon quadromaculatusdetails
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 XIII to XV spines, no notch between spinous and soft dorsal fin; and 20 or 23 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 16 to 18 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 15 or 16 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Upper half of body dark with 2 white marks, lower part yellow; a black-edged yellow bar through eye with a white bar just behind it. 
Habitat: Found almost exclusively on exposed seaward reefs at depths of 2 to 30 m. Feed mainly on polyps of Pocillopora. Solitary or in pairs. Oviparous. 
Distribution: Distributed throughout the tropical northwestern and Central Pacific Ocean from Ryukyus, Ogasawara Islands and Taiwan to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Pitcairn islands, south to the Samoan and Austral Islands; Marianas and Marshalls in Micronesia. It is fo 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish.  
Name Code: 381592
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