Chaetodon mertensii, Atoll butterflyfish, Merten's butterflyfish, Merten's coralfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Chaetodon mertensii, Atoll butterflyfish, Merten's butterflyfish, Merten's coralfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Chaetodon mertensii

Chaetodon mertensii Description

Dorsal spines: 12 to 14; dorsal soft rays: 21 to 23; anal spines: 3; anal soft rays: 16 or 17. Body color is white with 4 or 5 chevron-shaped blackish bands on the sides. The posterior portion of the trunk, the adjacent dorsal and anal fins, and the poste

Chaetodon mertensii Common Names

  • Atoll butterflyfish, Merten's butterflyfish, Merten's coralfish

Chaetodon mertensii Taxonomic Structure

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

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Chaetodon mertensii, marine species closely related

Chaetodon mertensii, distinctive physical characteristics

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

Chaetodon mertensii, geographic distribution

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

Country Locations Dive Sites
Maldives South Male Atoll Maaya Thila

    Chaetodon mertensii, underwater photographers

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