Chaetodon robustus Günther, 1860
Three-banded butterflyfish
Chaetodon robustus
photo by Freitas, R.

Family:  Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Max. size:  14.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 30 - 70 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Mauritania to Gulf of Guinea, extends to Cape Verde.
Biology:  Occur over rocky areas in inshore waters (Ref. 6943). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 September 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.05.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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