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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Chaetodontidae  
 Genus Chaetodon  
  Chaetodon ulietensis  Cuvier, 1831 
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Synonyms:Chaetodon auroraChaetodon falculaChaetodon ulientensisChaetodon ulietensis confluens  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 23 to 24 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 19 to 21 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 14 or 15 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Overall white, bright yellow on posterior part of body and caudal fin; a series of blackish vertical lines on sides overlaid by two broad, blackish bars; a black bar through eye and a large black spot at base caudal fin. 
Habitat: Occur in coral-rich areas of lagoon reefs and less commonly in seaward reefs at depths of 3 to 20 m. Juveniles in harbors and estuaries. Usually solitary, in pairs or in small groups. Feed on plant and animal material. Oviparous. 
Distribution: Distributed from Western Australia through the Indo-Malayan region eastward to the Tuamotu Archipelago, northward to southern Japan, southward to Lord Howe Island. It is found in northern and southeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish. 
Name Code: 381599
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