Bluelashed butterflyfish

Photo: Vardhan Patankar

Chaetodon bennetti (Cuvier, 1831)

Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs in areas with rich coral growth. Juveniles may be found in shallow Acropora thickets. Adults occur in pairs. Omnivorous. Feed on coral polyps. Oviparous. Forms pairs during breeding (Ref. Fishbase)

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