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Family Chaetodontidae

HAWAII

Chaetodon lunula

Juvenile, Waimanalo, Oahu

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Juvenile, Waikiki Aquarium

 

Kapoho, Hawaii, 5 feet

 

Honokohau, Hawaii, 40 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 RACCOON BUTTERFLYFISH    kīkākapu    Chohan

Common nocturnal species alone or in aggregations on reefs to 100 feet.  Feeds upon benthic invertebrates and algae.  Attains 8 inches.  South Africa to Japan, Hawai‘i, and the Austral Islands.