Fish ID: Vagabond Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish vagabond butterflyfish chaetodon vagabundus gbr
Family Butterflyfish (CHAETODONTIDAE)
species Chaetodon vagabundus
size Up to 22cm
locality Coastal reefs and outer slopes
behaviour Solitary, pairs or small groups
range Indian and Pacific Oceans

The body is white with two sets of parallel black lines perpendicular to each other. A black line through the eye, and edge of the dorsal fin is yellow. In the Indian Vagabond, this is black.