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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Coradion

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Coradion altivelis McCulloch, 1916

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coradion altivelis
[Highfin coralfish]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Coradion chrysozonus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Coradion chrysozonus
[Goldengirdled coralfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Coradion melanopus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Coradion melanopus
[Twospot coralfish]
3 Species of Family Chaetodontidae with Genus Coradion
(Butterflyfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1916 Coradion altivelis Highfin coralfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1831 Coradion chrysozonus Goldengirdled coralfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL
1831 Coradion melanopus Twospot coralfish Western Pacific 15 TL



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