Doublesaddle Butterflyfish (species: Chaetodon ulietensis) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chaetodon ulietensis
Doublesaddle Butterflyfish

©Lyle Vail: Chaetodon ulietensis at Dynamite Pass (on Reef 14-140) near Lizard Island.

©Lyle Vail: Chaetodon ulietensis at Number 10 Ribbon Reef

©Makeely Blandford: Chaetodon ulietensis near Ghost Beach, South Island, in the Lizard Island lagoon.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Chaetodontidae
Genus Chaetodon
Species Chaetodon ulietensis



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.
  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1990). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Other references

  • Bellwood, D.R., S. Klanten, P.F. Cowman, M.S. Pratchett, N. Konow and L. van Herwerden (2009). Evolutionary history of the butterflyfishes (f: Chaetodontidae) and the rise of coral feeding fishes, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi 10.1111: j1420-9101200901904x. LIRS catalog number 1348.
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