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genus chaetodon


Definitions from WordNet

Noun genus chaetodon has 1 sense
  1. genus Chaetodon - type genus of the Chaetodontidae
    --1 is a kind of
    fish genus
    --1 is a member of Chaetodontidae, family Chaetodontidae
    --1 has member: chaetodon

Definitions from the Web

Genus Chaetodon

Genus Chaetodon refers to a group of marine fish species belonging to the family Chaetodontidae. These fish are commonly known as butterflyfish due to their brightly colored bodies and elegant fin shapes.



In popular usage, genus Chaetodon is widely recognized among diving and aquarium enthusiasts for their stunning beauty and vibrant colors.

Explore beautiful species from the genus Chaetodon on Amazon: Chaetodontidae


In local marine ecosystems, the genus Chaetodon plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy balance as they feed on algae, coral polyps, and small invertebrates.

Discover diverse butterflyfish species on Amazon: Butterflyfish

Sample Sentences:

  1. Observers were amazed by the vibrancy of the genus Chaetodon swimming gracefully among the coral reefs.
  2. Breeding programs have been successful in protecting vulnerable species within the genus Chaetodon.
  3. The local dive shop offers guided tours to witness the beauty of the genus Chaetodon up close.
genus ceterach genus cetonia genus cetorhinus genus cetraria genus chaenactis genus chaenomeles genus chaenopsis genus chaetodipterus genus chaetodon genus chalcis genus chalcostigma genus chamaea genus chamaecrista genus chamaecyparis genus chamaecytisus genus chamaedaphne genus chamaeleo

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