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Chaetodon mertensii Cuvier, 1831
MERTENS' BUTTERFLYFISH
Mertens' Butterflyfish; Keel-finned Butterfly-fish; Merten's Butterflyfish; Atoll Butterflyfish

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Species Chaetodon mertensii Cuvier, 1831

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CAAB : 37365044 Taxon concept Chaetodon_mertensii last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Chaetodon mertensii Cuvier, 1831

Mertens' Butterflyfish , Keel-finned Butterfly-fish, Merten's Butterflyfish

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Northern Great Barrier Reef, QLD (12°00'S) to Sydney, NSW (33°53'S), Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs and Lord Howe Island; tropical, west-central Pacific.


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IMCRA

Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

15-30 m.

 

General References

Allen, G.R., Steene, R. & Allen, M. 1998. A Guide to Angelfishes & Butterflyfishes . Cairns : Odyssey Publishing/Tropical Reef Research 250 pp. figs. [120]

Burgess, W.E. 1978. Butterflyfishes of the World . New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications Inc. 832 pp. figs. [394]

Francis, M. 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 47 (2): 136-170 figs 1-2 [163] (Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island)

Johnson, J.W. 2010. Fishes of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and adjacent continental shelf waters, Queensland, Australia. pp. 299-353 in Davie, P.J.F. & Phillips, J.A. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Marine Biological Workshop, The Marine Fauna and Flora of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54 (3) [322]

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [223]

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [220]

Kuiter, R.H. 2002. Butterflyfishes, Bannerfishes and their Relatives . Chorleywood, U.K. : TMC Publishing 208 pp. [53]

Marshall, T.C. 1964. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Waters of Queensland . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 566 pp. 136 pls. [258] (as C. dixoni )

Oxley, W.G., Ayling, A.M., Cheal, A.J. & Osborne, K. 2004. Marine surveys undertaken in the Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve, December 2003 . Townsville : Australian Institute of Marine Sciences 64 pp. [47]

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3244]

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp. [316]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [225]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [225]

Steene, R.C. 1978. Butterfly and Angelfishes of the World. Australia . Sydney : A.H. & A.W. Reed Vol. 1 144 pp. 216 figs.

 

Common Name References

Kuiter, R.H. 2002. Butterflyfishes, Bannerfishes and their Relatives . Chorleywood, U.K. : TMC Publishing 208 pp. [53] ( Mertens' Butterflyfish )

Marshall, T.C. 1964. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Waters of Queensland . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 566 pp. 136 pls. [260] (Keel-finned Butterfly-fish)

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3244] (FAO) (Merten's Butterflyfish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Mertens' Butterflyfish )

 

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