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Butterflyfishes A-M

Andaman Butterflyfish

Chaetodon andamanensis

(1: Koh Bon, Thailand)


Atoll Butterflyfish

Chaetodon mertensii

    
(1-2: Namara Island, Fiji / 3: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 4: Alacrity, Fiji / 5: Three Chum, Fiji)


Black Butterflyfish

Chaetodon flavirostris

 
(1-2: Labyrinth, Fiji)


Black Pyramid Butterflyfish

Hemitaurichthys zoster

      
(1-2: Koh Bon, Thailand / 3: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 4: Surin Islands, Thailand / 5-7: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Black-Backed Butterflyfish

Chaetodon melannotus

    
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2-5: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Blacklip Butterflyfish

Chaetodon kleinii

   
(1: Richelieu Rock, Thailand / 2: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 3: Similan Islands, Thailand / 4: Three Chum, Fiji)


Blue-Spot Butterflyfish

Chaetodon plebius

   
(1-3: Three Chum, Fiji / 4: Solo Wall, Fiji)


Chevroned Butterflyfish

Chaetodon trifascialis

  
(1: Alacrity, Fiji / 2: Piton's, Fiji / 3: Solo Reef, Fiji)

At night, they get a dark bar with eye spots on their side:
(1: Alacrity, Fiji)


Crosshatch Butterflyfish

Chaetodon xanthurus

 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Dot & Dash Butterflyfish

Chaetodon pelewensis

      
(1-2: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 3-4: Alacrity, Fiji / 5-6: Labyrinth, Fiji / 7: Mellow Yellow, Fiji)


Eastern Triangular Butterflyfish

Chaetodon baronessa

     
(1-2: Namara Island, Fiji / 3: Alacrity, Fiji / 4: Three Chum, Fiji / 5-6: Piton's, Fiji)


Eclipse Butterflyfish

Chaetodon bennetti

(1: Voyager Wreck, Fiji)


Humphead Bannerfish

Heniochus varius

    
(1-2: Alacrity, Fiji / 3: Piton's, Fiji / 4-5: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Indian Redfin Butterflyfish

Chaetodon trifasciatus

   
(1-3: Koh Bon, Thailand / 4: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Indian Teardrop Butterflyfish

Chaetodon interruptus

 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Indian Vagabond Butterflyfish

Chaetodon decussatus

      
(1-2: Koh Bon, Thailand / 3-4,6: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 5: Surin Islands, Thailand / 7: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Latticed Butterflyfish

Chaetodon rafflesi

      
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2: Similan Islands, Thailand / 3: Alacrity, Fiji / 4: M n M, Fiji / 5-6: Mellow Yellow, Fiji / 7: Piton's, Fiji)


Lined Butterflyfish

Chaetodon lineolatus

   
(1-3: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 4: Rainbow Wall, Fiji)


Longfin Bannerfish

Heniochus acuminiatus

     
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand / 3: Voyager Wreck, Fiji / 4: Eye Catcher, Fiji / 5-6: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Longnose Butterflyfish

Forcipiger flavissimus

   
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2: East Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 3-4: Mellow Yellow, Fiji)


Masked Bannerfish

Heniochus monoceros

(1: East Dravuni Pass, Fiji)


Meyer's Butterflyfish

Chaetodon meyeri

   
(1: Koh Bon, Thailand / 2-4: Similan Islands, Thailand)