Mailed butterflyfish

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Mailed butterflyfish
Chaetodon reticulatus by NPS.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Subgenus: "Citharoedus"
Species: C. reticulatus
Binomial name
Chaetodon reticulatus
G. Cuvier, 1831

The mailed butterflyfish (Chaetodon reticulatus) is a species of butterflyfish found at depths of from 1 to 30 metres (3.3 to 98.4 ft) on reefs in the central and western Pacific Ocean. It grows to a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in) TL and can be found in the aquarium trade. It is also of minor importance to local commercial fisheries.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Chaetodon reticulatus" in FishBase. February 2013 version.

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