Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Sufflamen chrysopterum, Marcus Elieser Bloch & Johann Gottlob Theaenus Schneider, 1801
The Halfmoon triggerfish, Sufflamen chrysopterum, is a triggerfish of the tropical Indo-West Pacific area.
The Halfmoon triggerfish lives around seaward reefs and shallow lagoons. It is solitary and can often be seen swimming around coral looking for small animals, like crustaceans and worms, on which it feeds.
The Halfmoon picassofish species is often also named Halfmoon triggerfish.
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Videos of Halfmoon triggerfish
- Sufflamen chrysopterum
Range map of Sufflamen chrysopterum in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.
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