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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Chaetodontidae

HAWAII

Chaetodon unimaculatus

Juvenile, Moku Manu, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Ahihi Bay, Maui, 25 feet

Manana Island, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Night, Hau'ula, Oahu, 25 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 20 feet

 

Juvenile, Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet



Juvenile, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 30 feet

TEARDROP BUTTERFLYFISH    lauhau    Itten-chocho-uo

Pairs are uncommon on reefs to 200 feet.  Feeds upon coral polyps, small invertebrates, and filamentous algae.  Attains 8 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific, fish in the Indian Ocean are mostly yellow.