English common name: Barberfish
Spanish common name: mariposa barbera
Local name: mariposa barbera
Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Chaethodon nigrirostris (Gill, 1862), Heniochus nigrirostris (Gill, 1862), Pseudochaetodon nigrirostris (Gill, 1862), Sarothrodus nigrirostris Gill, 1862, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)
Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.
Description: Silver head; silvery-yellow body. Black ring around snout. Black bar from in front of dorsal fin to above eye. Size: to about 13 cm
Comments: Habitat: rocky bottom and coral development in depths of 6 to 12 m. Recorded from Bartolome, Santiago, and Tower.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013
Taxon native but not endemic.
Not Evaluated - Not yet been evaluated against the criteria.
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Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.
Distribution comments: Gulf of California, Cocos, Malpelo, Revillagigedos to Ecuador (Isla Plata and Galapagos Islands)
Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.