(Image credit: Dennis Polack)
The Lattice Butterflyfish is a uniformly bright yellow reef fish with a pineapple-like pattern on the sides, a blue forehead with a black vertical bar running over the eyes and a thick black, vertical submargin along the tail. Almost identical to A. ocellaris, but sometimes with thicker black margins on white bands, and shorter dorsal fins.
Length: to 18cm
Live inside of anemones on coral or rocky reefs.
Log it south of Fraser/Stradbroke Islands in QLD
Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.
Redmap species descriptions were based, with permission, on the following resources:
http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/2396; http://reeflifesurvey.com/species/chaetodon-rafflesii/; http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/165680/0
Stuart-Smith et al. 2015; Myers & Pratchett 2010; CAAB; Atlas of Living Australia; Hobbs et al. 2007; Reef Life Survey; Fishes of Australia.