Fish ID: Orange-Banded Coralfish

Butterflyfish orange banded coralfish coradion chrysozonus thl
Family Butterflyfish (CHAETODONTIDAE)
species Coradion Chrysozonus
size Up to 14cm
locality Coastal reefs and outer slopes
behaviour Solitary or in pairs
range Eastern Indian Ocean and Asian Pacific

One of the most common and a rounded shaped coralfish. Like most other coralfish, the body is white with three goldy-brown vertical bands. Distinguished by black bar through the eye, black spot at the caudal peduncle and a single oscillate spot on the dorsal fin.