Three-banded butterflyfish

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Chaetodon robustus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Species: C. robustus
Binomial name
Chaetodon robustus
Günther, 1860

The three-banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon robustus) is a species of fish in the Chaetodontidae family. It is endemic to Cape Verde. Its length is 14.5 cm.[1]

The fish inhabits the center of the Atlantic Ocean, they are also founded on warm tropical waters from Mauritania down to the Gulf of Guinea. They are founded within coral reefs and between 30 to 70 meters deep in the waters.


  1. ^ "Chaetodon robustus Günther, 1860". FishBase. 1 August 2013.