Spotband butterflyfish

Characteristics

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

Description

  • Body yellow to tan with several vertical grey bars on back and numerous grey dots on body.
  • A black spot on nape.
  • A vertical orange bar crosses through eye.
  • An orange blotch on caudal peduncle.

Common Name: Spotband butterflyfish

Family Common Name: Butterflyfishes

Scientific Name: Chaetodon punctatofasciatus___(Cuvier, 1831)

Maximum Length: 12 cm (Total Length)