Gallery description : butterfly fish

Butterfly Fish (chaetodontidae) grows 7cm - 15cm (3in - 6in). Butterfly Fish lives in tropical coral reefs. It has a scales skin type. The diet is omnivore. The life span is 6 - 12 years.

Facts about butterfly fishs
NameButterfly Fish
Conservation StatusEndangered
ClassActinopterygii
Scientific NameChaetodontidae
Distinctive FeaturesElongated nose and bright colours
Life Span6 - 12 years
PredatorsFish, eels, sharks
OrderPerciformes
ColourBlack, white, yellow, orange, silver
Size (L)7cm - 15cm (3in - 6in)
DietOmnivore
OriginAtlantic, indian, pacific oceans
FamilyChaetodontidae
Water TypeSalt
KingdomAnimalia
Common NameButterfly fish
PhylumChordata
Main PreyPlankton, coral, crustaceans
HabitatTropical coral reefs
Average Clutch Size200
Optimum pH Level8.1 - 8.6
Skin TypeScales
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