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tholichthys stage
(English) Postlarval stage of Chaetodontidae and Scatophagidae characterised by large bony plates extending onto the body from the head which is itself encased in bony armour and often by silvery colour. The tholichthys plates are lost during the juvenile stage. (See also: postlarva, larvae)
stade tholichthys
(French) Stade larvaire d'un poisson-papillon (famille des Chaetodontidae), caractérisé par une armure épineuse. (See also: postlarva, larvae)
estádio tholichthys
(Portuguese) Estadio larvar do peixe-borboleta (Família Chaetodontidae), caracterizada por uma armadura espinhosa. (See also: postlarva, larvae)

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