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Chaetodon speculum Cuvier, 1831
OVALSPOT BUTTERFLYFISH
Oval-spot Butterflyfish; Oval-spot Coralfish; Mirror Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon speculum Cuvier , 1831

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Teleostei (teleosts) > Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Etymology: Chaetodon: Greek, chaite = hair + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335 ) .
More on author: Cuvier .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 30 m (Ref. 9710 ). Tropical; 36°N - 32°S, 47°E - 173°W

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Indo-Pacific: Indonesia to Japan and south to the Great Barrier Reef and Papua New Guinea. Reported from Mauritius, Madagascar, and Reunion (Ref. 4858 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-18; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 15 - 16.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

In coastal reef slopes rich with hydroids and anemones. Small juveniles secretive in coral thickets (Ref. 48636 ). Usually solitary and relatively uncommon. Feed on coral polyps and invertebrates (Ref. 9710 ). Oviparous (Ref. 205 ), monogamous (Ref. 52884 ). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

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Distinct pairing (Ref. 205 ). Monogamous mating is observed as both obligate and social (Ref. 52884 ).

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Myers, R.F. , 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 07 October 2010

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.5 °C (based on 2851 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02570 (0.01537 - 0.04300), b=2.97 (2.83 - 3.11), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.6 se; based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100). Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Unknown . Nutrients (Ref. 124155 ):  Calcium = 94.1 [48.8, 148.8] mg/100g; Iron = 0.784 [0.460, 1.293] mg/100g; Protein = 18.8 [17.6, 19.9] %; Omega3 = 0.121 [0.074, 0.194] g/100g; Selenium = 30.5 [17.2, 58.1] μg/100g; VitaminA = 53 [16, 170] μg/100g; Zinc = 1.3 [0.9, 1.9] mg/100g (wet weight);

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