Butterflyfish

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Butterflyfish
The raccoon butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genera

About 10, see text

Butterflyfish are a group of conspicuous tropical marine fish of the family Chaetodontidae; the bannerfish and coralfish are also included in this group. Found mostly on the reefs of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, there are approximately 120 species in 10 genera.