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Title: Saltwater Fishes

Species #: 38

Common Name: Featherfin Bullfish Scientific Name: Heniochus acuminatus Kingdom: Animalia Class: Family:

Actinopterygii

Phylum: Chordata Order:

Perciformes

Chaetodontidae

Geography / Habitat: Indo-Pacific Ocean, coral reefs, bay waters

Life Strategy: lays eggs, larvae planktonic

Food / Feed Strategy: coral reef feeders; eats coral and invertebrates

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Subcarangiform Mouth Position: Terminal Citation: "pennant coralfish." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2011. Web. 12 Dec. 2011. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/450040/pennant-coralfish>


38 Featherfin Bullfish