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Butterflyfishes of the Genus Amphichaetodon


by Bob Fenner


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Diversity, Selection & Care
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Amphichaetodon howensis (Waite 1903),  the Lord Howe Butterflyfish. Named largely for its very limited range... about the southwest coast of Australia and Lord Howe and related islands, and northern New Zealand (only species there). Feeds on various types of invertebrates.

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Amphichaetodon melbae Burgess & Caldwell 1978, the San Felix Butterflyfish. Only recorded from San Felix Island off the coast of Chile in the eastern Pacific. To six inches.

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