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Definition of the noun Chaetodon

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noun - plural: chaetodons

  1. any fish of the genus Chaetodon
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: butterfly fish = small usually brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes having narrow deep bodies with large broad fins
    • member of: genus Chaetodon = type genus of the Chaetodontidae

Phrases with chaetodon

  1. Chaetodon aya
  2. Chaetodon dayi
  3. Chaetodon Mata
  4. Chaetodon Meta
  5. Chaetodon paru
  6. Chaetodon pavo
  7. Chaetodon argus
  8. Chaetodon asfur
  9. Chaetodon Caris
  10. Chaetodon dahli
  11. Chaetodon eques
  12. Chaetodon litus
  13. Chaetodon Orbis
  14. Chaetodon Pepek
  15. Chaetodon sebae
  16. Chaetodon Sohal
  17. Chaetodon Sohar
  18. Chaetodon Teira
  19. Chaetodon aureus
  20. genus chaetodon

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Google previewBallou's Monthly Magazine (1868)

The Wandering Chaetodon is a native of the waters extending from the lied Sea to the Polynesia, and is one of the common fishes of the Ceylonese coasts. The colors of this fish are very beautiful, and are arranged after a very curious fashion.

Google previewThe Book of Fishes (1849)

by John Frost

THE Chaetodon is a fish remarkable for the method of taking its prey, which is by shooting it ! Of ammunition this sporting tribe have no lack, for a drop of the ocean supplies the place both of powder and ball, whilst a ...

Google previewCoastal Fishes of Oman (1995)

by John E. Randall

the preopercle; mouth small, not extending posterior to front of eye, terminal, and protractile; teeth small and setiform (Chaetodon means bristle tooth), in one or more bands in jaws, none on roof of mouth; scales ctenoid, ex- 644. Kvphosus ...

Google previewThe Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature (1803)

by Tobias George Smollett

The chaetodon is a numerous genus, consisting of forty species. The greater number were known to Linnaeus j ...

Google previewAnimate Creation (1885)

Popular Edition of "Our Living World" a Natural History by John George Wood

The Wandering Chaetodon is a native of the waters extending from the Red Sea to Polynesia, and is one of the common fishes of the Ceylonese coasts. The colors of this fish are very beautiful, and are arranged after a very curious fashion.

Google previewNative Use of Fish in Hawaii (1972)

by Margaret Titcomb

Chaetodon is a matter of disagreement, one says, " bony, not worth eating " ; another says, " sweet flesh, broiled on charcoal immediately, without scaling or cleaning." This is one of the fish used for ho'omelumelu. Fishermen do not like this ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Natural History (1863)

by John George Wood

The Wandering Chaetodon is a native of the waters extending from the Eed Sea to Polynesia, and is one of the common fishes of the Ceylonese coasts. The colours of this fish are very beautiful, and are ...

Google previewFish Hearing and Bioacoustics (2015)

An Anthology in Honor of Arthur N. Popper and Richard R. Fay by Joseph A. Sisneros

In contrast to the head bob behavior, the most distinctive acoustic behavior in Chaetodon is the tail slap, which is not yet reported in the bannerfishes. Statistical models that use currently available data to reconstruct the ancestral character ...

Google previewGleason's Literary Companion (1866)

1866

The Wandering Chaetodon is a native of the waters extending from the Red Sea to the Polynesia, and is one of the common fishes of the Ceylonese coasts. The colors of this fish are very beautiful, and are arranged after a very curious fashion.

Google previewFamiliar Science and Fancier's Journal (1878)

THE CHAEToDoN is a queer fish found off the southern coast of Asia. There are more than seventy varieties. One, the beaked chaetodon, has a curiously elongated muzzle of a mouth, which it uses as a gun to shoot its game—the bullet a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Chaetodon capistratus (foureye butterfly fish) See CHAETODONTIDAE. Chaetodontidae (butterfly fish, angelfish; subclass *Actinopterygii, order * Perciformes) Large family of marine, deepbodied, and almost discusshaped fish. They have a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish (2008)

by David Alderton

The Philippine Butterflyfish (Chaetodon adiergastos) in this shoal display the rather flattened, oval body shape that is characteristic of the group as a whole. Latticed Butterflyfish Chaetodon rafflesii Double-Saddle Butterflyfish Black-Back ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

The chaetodon mesaleucus, lately taken near the shores of Japan, and in the African seas, has also been found in a...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Chaetodon Mauritii, or Prince Maurice's chaetodon; three spines in the anal fin, and eleven in the dorial, form the specific character. There are fourteen rays in the pećtoral ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The chaetodon mesaleucus, lately taken near...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

- - - - - - io - 13 - Chaetodon cornu ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

Chaetodon imperutor. Imperial Cluetodon.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

CHAEToDoN. Head small; mouth narrow, with retraštile lips; teeth generally setaceous, flexible, moveable, equal, very numerous, and close; eyes round, small, vertical, and furnished with a nićtitating membrane ; gillEmembrane from three to ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

Chaetodon IDAE, ke-to-don'e-de, s. (chaetodon, one of the genera.) A family of Acanthopterygious fishes, of great variety and beauty, distinguished from the perches chiefly by the operculum or gillcover being without prickles: they are all ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

Chaetodon. 28. Scomber. 17. Gobius. 23. Sparus.

Google previewGrand Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animated Nature (1856)

Embracing a Full Description of the Different Races of Men, and of the Characteristic Habits and Modes of Life of the Various Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, and Microscopic Animalcula of the Globe. Being a Complete History of the Animal Kingdom by John Frost

or will not absorb the salt, but turn white, are the third division, and the fourth consists of those, which are headless, or will not hanjr by the pills, but are suspended on tenterhooks by some other part The Platax Vespertilio, or Bat Chaetodon, ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

AZazz ZZ ** 1 Chaetodon plectorhonchus: platnose chartodon Pty 2 Cottus cataphractus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Chaetodon imperutor. Imperial Chaetodon ...

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