Bluelashed butterflyfish


  • Usually occurs singly or in pairs.
  • Mainly feeds on hard corals.


  • Body yellow.
  • A black to grey vertical bar crosses through eyes, bordered by thin vertical blue lines.
  • Two curved, diagonal blue stripes begin from gill cover margin and end at the lower part of the body.
  • A blue-edged black blotch on back.

Common Name: Bennett's butterflyfish, Bluelashed butterflyfish

Family Common Name: Butterflyfishes

Scientific Name: Chaetodon bennetti___Cuvier, 1831

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Total Length)