Scientific Name
Chaetodon auripes  
Chaetodon auripes耳帶蝴蝶魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 耳帶蝴蝶魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝴蝶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F393 Chaetodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 叉紋蝴蝶魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑頭蝶、金色蝶、條紋蝶、角蝶仔(臺東)、虱鬢(澎湖)、黃盤(澎湖)、紅司公(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to Taiwan   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Chaetodon aureus, Chaetodon colare, Chaetodon collare, Chaetodon collaris, Chaetodon colloris, Chaetodon dorsiocellatus, Chaetodon fallax, Chaetodon modestus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1901 Jordan, D. S. etc. 1901 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kobayashi, K., K. Suzuki, etc. 2007 
Specimen List ASIZP0054074. ASIZP0055266. ASIZP0057024. ASIZP0057042. ASIZP0057768. ASIZP0057769. ASIZP0063461. ASIZP0064919. ASIZP0065972. ASIZP0067564. ASIZP0070341. ASIZP0070737. ASIZP0700021. ASIZP0800213. ASIZP0800606. ASIZP0802702. ASIZP0910213. ASIZP0910606. ASIZP0912702. ASIZP0916802. FRIP00209. FRIP03027. FRIP20177. FRIP21279. NMMBP04800. NMMBP04801. NMMBP04802. NMMBP04803. NMMBP05442. NMMBP05542. NMMBP08703. NMMBP08725. NMMSTP00372. NMNSF00661. NMNSF01267. NTMP0098. NTMP0497. NTUM00015Paratype. NTUM00047Paratype. NTUM00062Paratype. ...List all 64 records... 
Barcode2007-02-09,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Oriental butterflyfish; Golden butterflyfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length about 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 22 to 27 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17 to 22 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 14 to 15 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Golden yellow becoming brown on upper half of sides; body with many longitudinal dark lines; a prominent black band through eye, and a broad white band behind the eyeband. No dark blotch on caudal peduncle. No vertical dark band on caudal fin, and tip is transparent.
habitats Inhabit rocky reefs with algae and coral. Solitary or in groups. Feed on benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Distributed from the northern Philippines and Taiwan to southern Japan. Widely around coral reefs in Taiwan. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.