Redtail butterflyfish

Photo: Vardhan Patankar

Chaetodon collare (Bloch, 1787)

Occurs in coral reefs in pairs or several aggregations. Juveniles in estuaries. Commonly exported to Europe and America, but quite difficult to acclimate to aquarium conditions. Feed on coral polyps. Usually found on reef edge and upper slope. Oviparous. Form pairs during breeding (Ref. Fishbase)

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