Centropyge aurantonotus Burgess, 1974

Wirtz, Peter, Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo L., Floeter, Sergio R., Fricke, Ronald, Gasparini, João Luiz, Iwamoto, Tomio, Rocha, Luiz, 2007, Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) — an update, Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 14

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.177470

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2202520B-A3E7-492D-A932-14463CD6DAF9

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C636785B-FFB4-E21A-44D6-8AE7FD8338EE

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scientific name

Centropyge aurantonotus Burgess, 1974
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Centropyge aurantonotus Burgess, 1974 

This angelfish, previously only known from the western Atlantic (from Barbados to south-eastern Brazil), was collected at Sete Pedras, on rocky bottom in about 22 m depth ( SMNSAbout SMNS 25234, 1 specimen). The dive guide knew the species and claimed to have seen it several times already; thus the specimen collected probably was not a lone stray animal.

SMNS

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkund Stuttgart