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Updated 11/8/2013

Family Chaetodontidae


Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet


Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 20 feet

Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet


Juvenile, Kaena Point, Oahu, 25 feet

Juvenile, Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 20 feet

Rockpiles, Oahu, 15 feet

FOURSPOT BUTTERFLYFISH    lauhau    Shiten-chochouo

Pairs are fairly common on reefs in clear water to 50 feet.  Feeds upon Cauliflower coral polyps and benthic invertebrates.  Attains 6 inches.  Central Pacific, Taiwan, Okinawa, and Hawai'i.