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Definition of Chaetodon

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Chaetodon rostratus
Archer fish Arch"er fish` (Zo["o]l.) A small fish (Toxotes jaculator), of the East Indies; -- so called from its ejecting drops of water from its mouth at its prey. The name is also applied to Ch[ae]todon rostratus.
Chaetodont
Chaetodont Ch[ae]"to*dont, n. [Gr. ? hair + ?, ?, tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) A marine fish of the family Ch[ae]todontid[ae]. The ch[ae]todonts have broad, compressed bodies, and usually bright colors.
Chaetodont
Chaetodont Ch[ae]to*dont, a. Of or pertaining to the Ch[ae]todonts or the family Ch[ae]todontid[ae].

Meaning of Chaetodon from wikipedia

- Chaetodon is a tropical fish genus in the family Chaetodontidae. Like their relatives, they are known as "butterflyfish". This genus is by far the largest...
- pairs occur in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, members of the huge genus Chaetodon. Butterflyfish look like smaller versions of angelfish (Pomacanthidae)...
- Chaetodon auripes, the oriental butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish in the genus Chaetodon. Photos of Chaetodon auripes on Sealife Collection...
- The threadfin butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga) is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). Chaetodon auriga is found in the Indo-Pacific region...
- Chaetodon falcula, the blackwedged butterflyfish or falcula butterflyfish, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). It is found in the Indian...
- Chaetodon (Butterflyfishes, Angelfishes, & kin) Chaetodon canescens & Chaetodon cornutusMoorish idol Chaetodon argenteusSilver moony Chaetodon a****inatus...
- The horseshoe butterflyfish (Chaetodon pictus) is a species of butterflyfish found in the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden and around Oman. Froese, Rainer and...
- (Tilodon ****fasciatus). The old wife was originally cl****ified in the genus Chaetodon (with the typical butterflyfishes), but it is now cl****ified as the sole...
- name Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) Synonyms Cacodoxus argus Chaetodon argus Chaetodon atromaculatus Ephippus argus Scatophagus argus argus Scatophagus...
- Chaetodon larvatus, commonly known as the hooded butterflyfish or orangeface butterflyfish (and with many other common names), is a species of butterflyfish...
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