Lined butterflyfish

Photo: Vardhan Patankar

Chaetodon lineolatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs, usually in pairs in coral rich areas. Benthopelagic. Feed mainly on coral polyps and anemones, but also on small invertebrates and algae. Largest species in the genus. Oviparous. (Ref. Fishbase)

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