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Chaetodon humeralis Günther, 1860

Threebanded butterflyfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Etymology: Chaetodon: Greek, chaite = hair + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 3 - 50 m (Ref. 37955), usually 3 - 12 m (Ref. 2850).   Tropical; 40°N - 20°S, 120°W - 70°W

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Eastern Pacific: San Diego, California, USA to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.4 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5592); common length : 12.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 55763)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12 - 13; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 18-20; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 15 - 17. Body deep, compressed, and disk-shaped; profile of head very steep and slightly concave; snout pronounced; teeth very small, setiform, and set in a comb-like band; base of pelvic spine with an axillary process; lateral line ending under last rays of dorsal fin; body creamy yellow with 5 or 6 dark vertical bars on the head, body and tail (Ref. 55763).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Usually observed in pairs or small groups in rocky areas near the shore (Ref. 4858). Feed on algae and benthic invertebrates (Ref. 28023). Form schools with Chaetodipterus zonatus (Ref. 9286). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 5227.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205). Monogamous mating is observed as both obligate and social (Ref. 52884).

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Allen, G.R., 1985. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. Vol. 2. 3rd edit. in English. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. (Ref. 4858)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 October 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 17.3 - 28.9, mean 25.2 (based on 231 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02399 (0.01528 - 0.03765), b=3.04 (2.91 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.24 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .