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Updated 12/31/2017

Family Chaetodontidae

TROPICAL PACIFIC

Chaetodon ulietensis

Breakers Point, Tutuila, American Samoa, 25 feet

 

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Paradise Taveuni, Fiji, 20 feet

 DOUBLEBARRED BUTTERFLYFISH    Sudare-chochouo

Common in bays and lagoons to 100 feet.  Feeds upon benthic invertebrates and algae.  Attains 6 inches.  Sumatra to Japan, Eastern Australia, and Polynesia; stray individuals reported in Hawaii.  Chaetodon falcula in the Indian Ocean has yellow between black saddles.