Brown-banded butterflyfish


  • Recorded singly, in pairs or in small groups.


  • Body silvery white, with three vertical orange bars on body.
  • The first bar runs through the eyes.
  • A black blotch on the posterior part of dorsal fin.

Common Name: Brown-banded butterflyfish, Brownband butterflyfish

Family Common Name: Butterflyfishes

Scientific Name: Roa modestus___(Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Genus: Roa

Maximum Length: 17 cm (Total Length)