Fish ID: Kleins Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish kleins butterflyfish chaetodon kleinii thl bottom
Family Butterflyfish (CHAETODONTIDAE)
species Chaetodon kleinii
size Up to 14cm
locality Coastal reefs and outer slopes
behaviour Solitary, pairs or small groups
range Indian and Pacific Oceans

Starting at the mouth: black mouth, white snout, dark vertical forehead with black stripe running through the eye followed by a white band. Main body is golden but with a white patch across the saddle with a faint lattice pattern. Tail is yellow with a white margin.