Reef butterflyfish

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Reef butterflyfish
Chaetodon sedentarius Brasil.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Species: C. sedentarius
Binomial name
Chaetodon sedentarius
Poey, 1860

The reef butterflyfish (Chaetodon sedentarius) is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Brasil to North Carolina including Bermuda and the Gulf of Mexico.


  • "Chaetodon sedentarius". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 5 August 2006.
  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Chaetodon sedentarius" in FishBase. August 2006 version.