Fish ID: Teardrop Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish teardrop butterflyfish chaetodon unimaculatus her
Family Butterflyfish (CHAETODONTIDAE)
species Chaetodon unimaculatus
size Up to 20cm
locality Lagoons and reefs
behaviour Solitary or small groups
range Pacific ocean

White body with lemon yellow dorsal and anal fins and the lemon yellow extending over the top of the back. A dark line through the eye, and dark margin on the rear of the dorsal and anal fins running continuous through the caudal peduncle. A large black spot on the top of the back gives it its name.