Chaetodon leucopleura Playfair, 1867

Somali 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).

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 7 - 75 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Farsan Archipelago of the southern Red Sea and East Africa south to Zanzibar in Tanzania; including the Aldabra Islands and Seychelles.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4858)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 21-23; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 18 - 19

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

The species apparently prefers deeper water, in deep coral rich reefs, often near base of slopes over coral rubble. Usually solitary or in pairs over open bottoms. Uncommon (Ref. 9710). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).

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

Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Burgess, W.E., 1978. Butterflyfishes of the world. A monograph of the Family Chaetodontidae. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. (Ref. 4855)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 October 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: sin interés; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.6 - 28.5, mean 27.1 (based on 110 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02291 (0.01138 - 0.04611), b=3.01 (2.84 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.26 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 (17 of 100) .