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Klein's butterflyfish

Chaetodon kleinii

Little Beach Nelson Bay 14-05-2016.

Depth 5m
Chaetodon kleinii

About this species

Two vertical white bars are present across the centre of the body. These bars are separated by a brown bar. The posterior of the fish is yellowish-brown. A black band crosses the eyes. Scales have light greyish-white portions which gives the fish a white spotted look. In adults a blue line is visible along rear dorsal, anal and caudal fin margins. Read more…

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