Chaetodon pelewensis, Dot and dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash coralfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Chaetodon pelewensis, Dot and dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash coralfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Chaetodon pelewensis

Chaetodon pelewensis Description

Dorsal spines: 13 or 14; dorsal soft rays: 22 to 25; anal spines: 3; anal soft rays: 17 or 18. Body is pale tan with oblique rows of black spots, becoming solid bands on the upper half of the body. A dark-edged orange bar runs vertically on the head throu

Chaetodon pelewensis Common Names

  • Dot and dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash butterflyfish, Dot-and-dash coralfish

Chaetodon pelewensis Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Chaetodon pelewensis? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Chaetodon pelewensis species belongs to.

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Chaetodon pelewensis, marine species closely related

Chaetodon pelewensis, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Chaetodon pelewensis marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Chaetodon pelewensis. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Chaetodon pelewensis are marked in green.

Chaetodon pelewensis, geographic distribution

Where is Chaetodon pelewensis found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Chaetodon pelewensis can be found.

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Chaetodon pelewensis, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Chaetodon pelewensis species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Chaetodon pelewensis.