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2008-02-25 10:35:00

The beautiful black, white and yellow butterflyfish, much admired by eco-tourists, divers and aquarium keepers alike, may be at risk of extinction, scientists have warned.The case of the Chevroned Butterflyfish is a stark example of how human pressure on the world's coral reefs is confronting certain species with "Ëœblind alleys' from which they may be unable to escape, says Dr Morgan Pratchett of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University.In a...


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2007-03-26 12:48:39

The Bluecheek butterflyfish, Chaetodon semilarvatus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, at depths of between 9.84 and 65.62 ft (3 and 20 m). Its length is up to 9.06 in (23 cm). The Bluecheek butterflyfish is a common species found in areas where there is rich coral growth, often seen in pairs or small aggregations. It is occasionally observed hovering in a stationary position for extended periods under ledges of Acropora plate corals....

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2007-03-26 12:24:06

The Millet butterflyfish, Chaetodon miliaris, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the eastern Central Pacific from Johnston Island and Hawaii, at depths down to 820.21 ft (250 m). Its length is up to 5.12 in (13 cm). The Millet butterflyfish is generally yellow or white with vertical rows of spots on the sides. A broad black bar runs vertically through the eye from the edge of the gill cover, and there is a large black spot near the tail. It inhabits shallow reef...

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