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Butterfly Fishes of North Carolina (Family Chaetodontidae)


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Butterfly fishes are marine fishes that are usually found in tropical seas and in coral reefs. Few North Carolinians know that this fish species is part of the western Atlantic North Carolina fish fauna. Yet, five of the seven western Atlantic butterfly fishes are found in North Carolina waters. Schwartz reports the names, lengths, and distributions of the butterfly fishes in the University of North Carolina fish collection.
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8429
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