Vegabond butterflyfish


  • Usually recorded singly.
  • Mainly feeds on tiny preys in coral rubble and sand, and occasionally feeds on hard corals.


  • Body whitish.
  • Chevron patterns on body.
  • Posterior dorsal fin, caudal fin and anal fin yellow.
  • A vertical black bar crosses through eyes and another vertical dark band on the posterior part of body.

Common Name: Vegabond butterflyfish

Family Common Name: Butterflyfishes

Scientific Name: Chaetodon vagabundus___(Linnaeus, 1758)

Maximum Length: 23 cm (Total Length)