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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Roa

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hutchins, B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Roa australis Kuiter, 2004

Photo by Hutchins, B.
 
Roa australis
[Triple-banded butterflyfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Roa excelsa (Jordan, 1921)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Roa excelsa
[Hawaiian gold-barred butterflyfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Roa jayakari (Norman, 1939)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Roa jayakari
[Indian golden-barred butterflyfish]
3 Species of Family Chaetodontidae with Genus Roa
(Butterflyfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2004 Roa australis Triple-banded butterflyfish Indo-West Pacific 11.9 SL
1921 Roa excelsa Hawaiian gold-barred butterflyfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL
1939 Roa jayakari Indian golden-barred butterflyfish Western Indian Ocean 16 TL



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