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Family Chaetodontidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Chaetodon meyeri

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 50 feet

MEYER'S BUTTERFLYFISH

Uncommon on coral reefs to 80 feet.  Forms pairs during courtship.  Feeds on coral polyps.  Attains 8 inches.  Indo-Pacific to the Galapagos, absent from Hawaii.  Chaetodon ornatissimus has orange stripes.