Butterflyfish

Addis Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon semilarvatus


Max Length: 9.1 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

African Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon dolosus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Baberfish

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Johnrandallia nigrirostris


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Banded Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon striatus


Max Length: 6.5 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Bandit Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon humeralis


Max Length: 6.5 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Black Back Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon melannotus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Black Pyramid Butterflyfish

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Hemitaurichthys zoster


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blackburn's Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon blackburnii


Max Length: 5.5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blackened Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon decussatus


Max Length: 7.8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Blue Striped Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon fremblii


Max Length: 5.1 inch


Range: Hawaiian Islands


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Burgess' Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon burgessi


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Caribbean Longnose Butterflyfish

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Prognathodes aculeatus


Max Length: 4 inch


Range: Caribbean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Collare Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon collare


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Copperband Butterflyfish

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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

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Chaetodon xanthurus


Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dot Dash Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon pelewensis


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dotted Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon semeion


Max Length: 9.2 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Double Saddle Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon ulietensis


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Dusky Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon flavirostris


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Falcula Double Saddle Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon falcula


Max Length: 7.8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Four Eye Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon capistratus


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Four Spot Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon quadrimaculatus


Max Length: 6.4 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Gold Rim Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon xanthocephalus


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Hi Fin Butterflyfish

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Coradion altivelis


Max Length: 7.5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Indian Teardrop Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon interruptus


Max Length: 7.9 inch


Range: PIndian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Latticed Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon rafflesii


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Lemon Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon miliaris


Max Length: 5.1 inch


Range: Hawaiian Islands


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Madagascar Pearlscale Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon madagaskariensis


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Many Banded Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon multicinctus


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Marquesan Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon declivis


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Masked Bannerfish

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Heniochus monoceros


Max Length: 9.1 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Mertens' Pearlscale Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon mertensii


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Muller's Longnose Butterflyfish

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Chelmon muelleri


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Oblique Banded Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon mitratus


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Pacific Teardrop Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon unimaculatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Phantom Bannerfish

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Heniochus pleurotaenia


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Pyramid Butterflyfish

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Hemitaurichthys polylepis


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Racoon Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon lunula


Max Length: 7.9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Rainford's Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon rainfordi


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red Sea Bannerfish

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Heniochus intermedius


Max Length: 7.1 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red Sea Racoon Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon fasciatus


Max Length: 8 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Red-Back Pearlscale Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon paucifasciatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Reef Bannerfish

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Heniochus acuminatus


Max Length: 9.8 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Saddled Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon ephippium


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Silver Pearlscale Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon argentatus


Max Length: 6 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Somali Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon leucopleura


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Indian Ocean


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spot Banded Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon punctatofasciatus


Max Length: 4.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spot Fin Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon ocellatus


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Atlantic


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Spotted Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon guttatissimus


Max Length: 4.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Sunburst Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon kleinii


Max Length: 5 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Tahiti Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon trichrous


Max Length: 4 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Threadfin Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon auriga


Length: 9 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Three Striped Longnose Butterflyfish

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Chelmon marginalis


Max Length: 7 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Tinker's Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon tinkeri


Max Length: 5.9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Truncate Longnose Butterflyfish

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Chelmonops truncatus


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Vagabond Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon vagabundus


Max Length: 9 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Whitefaced Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon mesoleucos


Max Length: 6.3 inch


Range: Red Sea


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish

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Forcipiger flavissimus


Max Length: 8.7 inch


Range: Indo-Pacific


Feeding: Varied diet


Aquarium Compatibility: Fish only aquaria

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