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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Chelmonops

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Fairclough, D.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Chelmonops curiosus Kuiter, 1986

Photo by Fairclough, D.
 
Chelmonops curiosus
[Western talma]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chelmonops truncatus (Kner, 1859)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chelmonops truncatus
[Truncate coralfish]
2 Species of Family Chaetodontidae with Genus Chelmonops
(Butterflyfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1986 Chelmonops curiosus Western talma Eastern Indian Ocean 26 TL
1859 Chelmonops truncatus Truncate coralfish Indo-West Pacific 22 TL



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