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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Acanthuriformes
Family: Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes

Genus: Parachaetodon

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Parachaetodon ocellatus (Cuvier, 1831)

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Parachaetodon ocellatus
[Sixspine butterflyfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parachaetodon ocellatus Sixspine butterflyfish Indo-Pacific 18 TL 1831



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