Yellowhead butterflyfish

Photo: Vardhan Patankar

Chaetodon xanthocephalus (Bennett, 1833)

known to hybrids with C. ephippium . Usually solitary, but may form loose shoals of 5-6 individuals and usually found around isolated coral heads. Territorial and aggressive to other chaetodonts; omnivorous.Oviparous. monogamous. Form pairs during breeding (Ref. Fishbase)

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