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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Prognathodes

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Prognathodes aculeatus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Prognathodes aculeatus
[Longsnout butterflyfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Prognathodes aya (Jordan, 1886)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Prognathodes aya
[Bank butterflyfish]

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Southwest Atlantic

Prognathodes brasiliensis Burgess, 2001

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Prognathodes brasiliensis
[]

Photo by Hooker, Y.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Prognathodes carlhubbsi Nalbant, 1995

Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Prognathodes carlhubbsi
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Prognathodes dichrous (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Prognathodes dichrous
[Bicolor butterflyfish]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Prognathodes falcifer (Hubbs & Rechnitzer, 1958)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Prognathodes falcifer
[Scythemarked butterflyfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Prognathodes guezei
[Gueze's butterflyfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.6 cm TL
Prognathodes guyanensis (Durand, 1960)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Prognathodes guyanensis
[French butterflyfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Prognathodes guyotensis
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Prognathodes marcellae (Poll, 1950)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Prognathodes marcellae
[]

Photo by Chan, T.T.C.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Prognathodes obliquus (Lubbock & Edwards, 1980)

Photo by Chan, T.T.C.
 
Prognathodes obliquus
[Oblique butterflyfish]
11 Species of Family Chaetodontidae with Genus Prognathodes
(Butterflyfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1860 Prognathodes aculeatus Longsnout butterflyfish Western Atlantic 10 TL
1886 Prognathodes aya Bank butterflyfish Western Central Atlantic 15 TL
2001 Prognathodes brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic
1995 Prognathodes carlhubbsi Southeast Pacific 12.1 SL
1869 Prognathodes dichrous Bicolor butterflyfish Southeast Atlantic 16 TL
1958 Prognathodes falcifer Scythemarked butterflyfish Eastern Pacific 15 TL
1976 Prognathodes guezei Gueze's butterflyfish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
1960 Prognathodes guyanensis French butterflyfish Western Atlantic 13.6 TL
1982 Prognathodes guyotensis Northwest Pacific 15 TL
1950 Prognathodes marcellae Eastern Atlantic 11.6 TL
1980 Prognathodes obliquus Oblique butterflyfish Eastern Central Atlantic 15 TL



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