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Chelmon marginalis


Chelmon marginalis was originally described as Chelmon marginalis by Richardson in 1842. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is commonly known as Margined coralfish and is known Margined coralfish in Australia, Margined coralfish in Papua New Guinea, Margined coralfish in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific.
Species   marginalis
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1842
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Chelmon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Chelmon
Original Name   Chelmon        
Taxon Name   marginalis
Original Combination   Chelmon marginalis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chelmon marginalis
OriginalSubGenus   Chelmon
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1842
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Essington, Northern Territory, Australia.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1843.6.15.48 (skin)
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (N. S.)
Citation   v. 10 (no. 62)
Page   29

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chelmon marginalis
Current Species   marginalis
Current Genus Chelmon
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1842
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits coastal reefs (Ref. 9710). Usually solitary.
Depth Range From 1 to 30 meters.
Distribution Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Chelmon marginalis  Richardson 1842. Chaetodontidae.
Name History   • Valid as Chelmon marginalis  Richardson 1842 -- (Burgess 1978:126 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:162 [ref. 22764], Allen & Swainston 1988:98 [ref. 25477], Allen 1997:150 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:362 [ref. 23967], Kuiter 1997:208 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:36 [ref. 25847], Pyle 2001:3257 [ref. 26117], Senou et al. 2003:2 [ref. 25052], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1296 [ref. 29090], Larson et al. 2013:155 [ref. 32988]).

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aculeatus Chelmon aculeatus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
enceladus Chelmon enceladus (Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1791)Synonym
encladus Chelmon encladus Gistel [J.] 1848Synonym
lol Chelmon lol Montrouzier [X.] 1857Not available
muelleri Chelmon muelleri Klunzinger [C. B.] 1879Valid
rostratus Chelmon rostratus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
tricinctus Chelmon tricinctus (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1875)Synonym
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