Guide to the Chaetodontidae (Butterfly Fishes) and Scaridae (Parrot Fishes) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

By: P.T. Rajan

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Contents Foreword Preface Introduction 1 Coast line 2 Climate 3 Hydrographic feature 4 Family chaetodontidae butterfly fishes 5 Butterfly fishes as indicator in coral reef habitat 6 Family scaridae parrot fishes References common index Scientific index From the foreword The butterfly fishes under the family Chaetodontidae are one of there most conspicuous elements of the coral reef community The butterfly fishes are very closely related to angel fishes in their colour pattern The butterfly fishes gets its name because of its comb shaped teeth They are brightly coloured estimated 125 species in 10 genera with Chaetodon 90 species in the world Among the 750 coral reef fish species recorded from Andaman and Nicobar Islands Butterfly and Parrot fishes under the family Chetodontidae and Scaridae show a very rich biodiversity and species richness in a healthy coral reef Butterfly fishes species richness is greatest in the central Indo-Pacific region These families occur widely in tropical subtropical and temperate coral reef habitat This study also investigates butterfly fishes as habitat indicators and plays a role as key species for use in coral reef ecosystem monitoring and management emphasizing knowledge in butterfly fish ecology and systematic Studies of butterfly fish occurrence and abundance in natural habitats have also been discussed. Printed Pages: 94.

Title: Guide to the Chaetodontidae (Butterfly Fishes) and Scaridae (Parrot Fishes) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Author Name: P.T. Rajan

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2010

ISBN: 8181712692

ISBN 13: 9788181712691

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 040519

Keywords: Guide to the Chaetodontidae (Butterfly Fishes) and Scaridae (Parrot Fishes) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands