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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Chelmon

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Großkopf, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Chelmon marginalis Richardson, 1842

Photo by Großkopf, J.
 
Chelmon marginalis
[Margined coralfish]

Photo by Schafer, S.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Chelmon muelleri Klunzinger, 1879

Photo by Schafer, S.E.
 
Chelmon muelleri
[Blackfin coralfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chelmon rostratus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chelmon rostratus
[Copperband butterflyfish]
3 Species of Family Chaetodontidae with Genus Chelmon
(Butterflyfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1842 Chelmon marginalis Margined coralfish Western Pacific 18 TL
1879 Chelmon muelleri Blackfin coralfish Western Pacific 20.5 TL
1758 Chelmon rostratus Copperband butterflyfish Western Pacific 20 TL



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