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Updated 9/11/2015

Family Chaetodontidae

HAWAII

Chaetodon reticulatus



Makapu'u Pinnacle, O'ahu, 20 feet

Juvenile, Honaunau, Hawaii, 30 feet

 

Leone Point, American Samoa, 40 feet

Leone Point, American Samoa, 40 feet

 

Sharkfin, Lana'i, 15 feet

Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 5 feet

Molokini Back Wall, 30 feet

RETICULATED BUTTERFLYFISH     Hakuten-katagi

Pairs occur on coral reefs to 100 feet, but rare in Hawai'i and most likely to be seen around Maui and the island of Hawai'i.  Grazes upon coral polyps.  Attains 7 inches.  Okinawa to Australia, Hawai'i, and the Marquesas.