Fish ID: Ornate Butterflyfish

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Family Butterflyfish (CHAETODONTIDAE)
species Chaetodon ornatus
size Up to 20cm
locality Inner and outer reefs
behaviour Solitary or in pairs
range Throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans

Diagonal yellow bands on a silver body tinged with blue. Two black vertical bands on the face, one across the eye, blue patches. Quite a pretty face – even for a fish!