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Family Chaetodontidae

TROPICAL PACIFIC

Chaetodon pelewensis

Rainmaker Point, Tutuila, American Samoa, 45 feet

SUNSET or DOT-DASH BUTTERFLYFISH

Common as pair on coral reefs to 100 feet.  Feeds upon coral polyps, invertebrates, and algae.  Attains 5 inches.  Great Barrier Reef east to the Tuamotus.  Chaetodon punctatofasciatus has vertical rows of dark spots.