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Updated 11/8/2013

Family Chaetodontidae

HAWAII

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.