Redtail Butterflyfish

A group of Redtail Butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare) in Thailand A group of Redtail Butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare) in Thailand
A small group of Redtail Butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare) at Richelieu Rock

Credit: Helen Holmgren

Redtail Butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare)

Credit: Yoichi Higashida

Redtail Butterflyfish Chaetodon collare
Description

Redtail Butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare) is also known as the Pakistani Buterflyfish. It is found at shallow depths of tropical and sub-tropical seas in the West Pacific, Indian Ocean, & The Persian Gulf.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Genus: Chaetodon (Chaetodon)
Species: Chaetodon collare
Size
Average Size: 18 centimetres

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