Chaetodon punctatofasciatus   Cuvier,  1831 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, JE

Max length : 12.0 cm TL

Color: Overall color is brownish yellow with vertical rows of spots forming bands on the upper portions of the sides. A black-edged orange bar runs across the eye. The posterior edge of the caudal fin is transparent. Caudal peduncle is bright orange

Dorsal spines (total): 13 - 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22 - 25; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 17 - 18. Oviparous.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Spot Band Butterflyfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Zoobenthos


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV and Devi, K (2004) A pictorial guide to butterfly and anemone fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands 76 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Allen, GR and Mohammed, A (2003) Coral Reef Fishes of Indonesia Zoological Studies 42(1) 26299 Available at - Digital Information Resource Center, Pune.
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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