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Family Chaetodontidae

INDIAN OCEAN

Chaetodon falcula

Shinagawa Aquarium, Tokyo, Japan

 BLACKWEDGED BUTTERFLYFISH

Common on reefs and walls exposed to current.  Feeds on invertebrates.  Attains 8 inches.  East Africa to Sumatra.  Chaetodon ulietensis in the Pacific is similar.