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Family Chaetodontidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Chelmon rostratus

Waikiki Aquarium

 COPPERBAND BUTTERFLYFISH    Hashinaga-chochouo

Common on inshore reefs, bays, and estuaries.  Feeds upon invertebrates.  Attains 8 inches.  Andaman Sea to Okinawa and Australia.  Chelmon marginalis has fewer orange bars.