Butterflyfish

Addis Butterflyfish

Chaetodon semilarvatus


Max Length: 9.1 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

African Butterflyfish

Chaetodon dolosus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Baberfish

Johnrandallia nigrirostris


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Banded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon striatus


Max Length: 6.5 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Bandit Butterflyfish

Chaetodon humeralis


Max Length: 6.5 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Black Back Butterflyfish

Chaetodon melannotus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Black Pyramid Butterflyfish

Hemitaurichthys zoster


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blackburn's Butterflyfish

Chaetodon blackburnii


Max Length: 5.5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blackened Butterflyfish

Chaetodon decussatus


Max Length: 7.8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blue Striped Butterflyfish

Chaetodon fremblii


Max Length: 5.1 inch


Range: Hawaiian Islands


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Burgess' Butterflyfish

Chaetodon burgessi


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Caribbean Longnose Butterflyfish

Prognathodes aculeatus


Max Length: 4 inch


Range: Caribbean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Collare Butterflyfish

Chaetodon collare


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Copperband Butterflyfish

Chelmon rostratus


Max Length: 7.9 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Reef safe with caution ~ May nip at coral polyps

Cross-hatch Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Chaetodon xanthurus


Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dot Dash Butterflyfish

Chaetodon pelewensis


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dotted Butterflyfish

Chaetodon semeion


Max Length: 9.2 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Double Saddle Butterflyfish

Chaetodon ulietensis


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dusky Butterflyfish

Chaetodon flavirostris


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Falcula Double Saddle Butterflyfish

Chaetodon falcula


Max Length: 7.8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Four Eye Butterflyfish

Chaetodon capistratus


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Four Spot Butterflyfish

Chaetodon quadrimaculatus


Max Length: 6.4 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Gold Rim Butterflyfish

Chaetodon xanthocephalus


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Hi Fin Butterflyfish

Coradion altivelis


Max Length: 7.5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Indian Teardrop Butterflyfish

Chaetodon interruptus


Max Length: 7.9 inch


Range: PIndian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Latticed Butterflyfish

Chaetodon rafflesii


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Lemon Butterflyfish

Chaetodon miliaris


Max Length: 5.1 inch


Range: Hawaiian Islands


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Madagascar Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Chaetodon madagaskariensis


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Many Banded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon multicinctus


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Marquesan Butterflyfish

Chaetodon declivis


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Masked Bannerfish

Heniochus monoceros


Max Length: 9.1 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Mertens' Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Chaetodon mertensii


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Muller's Longnose Butterflyfish

Chelmon muelleri


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Oblique Banded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon mitratus


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Pacific Teardrop Butterflyfish

Chaetodon unimaculatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Phantom Bannerfish

Heniochus pleurotaenia


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Pyramid Butterflyfish

Hemitaurichthys polylepis


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Racoon Butterflyfish

Chaetodon lunula


Max Length: 7.9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Rainford's Butterflyfish

Chaetodon rainfordi


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red Sea Bannerfish

Heniochus intermedius


Max Length: 7.1 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red Sea Racoon Butterflyfish

Chaetodon fasciatus


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red-Back Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Chaetodon paucifasciatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Reef Bannerfish

Heniochus acuminatus


Max Length: 9.8 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Saddled Butterflyfish

Chaetodon ephippium


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Silver Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Chaetodon argentatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Somali Butterflyfish

Chaetodon leucopleura


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spot Banded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon punctatofasciatus


Max Length: 4.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spot Fin Butterflyfish

Chaetodon ocellatus


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spotted Butterflyfish

Chaetodon guttatissimus


Max Length: 4.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Sunburst Butterflyfish

Chaetodon kleinii


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Tahiti Butterflyfish

Chaetodon trichrous


Max Length: 4 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Threadfin Butterflyfish

Chaetodon auriga


Length: 9 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Three Striped Longnose Butterflyfish

Chelmon marginalis


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Tinker's Butterflyfish

Chaetodon tinkeri


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Truncate Longnose Butterflyfish

Chelmonops truncatus


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Vagabond Butterflyfish

Chaetodon vagabundus


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Whitefaced Butterflyfish

Chaetodon mesoleucos


Max Length: 6.3 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish

Forcipiger flavissimus


Max Length: 8.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

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