Scientific Name
Chaetodon lineolatus  
Chaetodon lineolatus紋身蝴蝶魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1831 Depth 2 - 171M
Chinese 紋身蝴蝶魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝴蝶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F393 Chaetodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 細紋蝴蝶魚 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑影蝶、新月蝶、黑蝶仔(臺東)、紅司公(澎湖)、米統仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Mauritius 
Synonyms Anisochaetodon lineolatus, Chaetodon lieneolatus, Chaetodon lunatus, Chaetodon tallii, Tetragonoptrus lineolatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1831 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055372. ASIZP0058142. ASIZP0060055. ASIZP0066535. ASIZP0067282. ASIZP0067291. ASIZP0801827. ASIZP0802750. ASIZP0802751. ASIZP0911827. ASIZP0912750. ASIZP0912751. ASIZP0916787. FRIP21712. NMMBP01251. NMMBP03371. NMMBP06301. NMMBP06346. NMMSTP00070. NMNSF00664. NTMP0500. NTUM00063Neotype. NTUM00239. NTUM00240. NTUM00242. NTUM00243. NTUM00247. NTUM00248. NTUM00250. NTUM00251. NTUM00256. NTUM00699. NTUM01355. NTUM01358. NTUM04615. NTUM04822. NTUM06935. ...List all 39 records... 
Barcode2008-08-28,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name New-moon coralfish; Line butterflyfish; Lined butterflyfish; Lined butterfly 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length roughly equal to head height; preopercle smooth, without prominent spines. Snout short. Small protractile mouth with brush-like teeth in the jaws. Dorsal fin with XII spines, no notch between spinous and soft dorsal fin; and 24 to 27 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 20 to 22 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 15 to 17 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Body color is white with a black elliptical marking along the edge of the posterior portion of the back extending across the caudal peduncle to the base of the posterior anal fin rays. A series of thin vertical black lines run across the sides, and a prominent vertical black band runs across the eye. Dorsal, caudal and anal fins are bright yellow; margin of caudal fin is transparent.
habitats Occur in lagoon and seaward reefs, usually in pairs in coral rich areas. Feed mainly on coral polyps and anemones, but also on small invertebrates and algae. Largest species in the genus. Oviparous. 
Distribution Widespread in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia. Widely around coral reefs in Tai 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.