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Photo: Vardhan Patankar

Chaetodon auriga (Forsskål, 1775)

Seen in a variety of habitats ranging from rich coral reefs to weedy and rubble covered areas. Benthopelagic. Feed mainly by tearing pieces from polychaetes, sea anemones, coral polyps, and algae (Ref. Fishbase)

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