Yellow teardrop butterflyfish

The teardrop butterflyfish is easily identified by the colour pattern of yellow and black.

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The yellow teardrop butterflyfish, Chaetodon interruptus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Indian ocean from East Africa (south to Port Alfred, South Africa), to Sumatra, Indonesia. Its length is up to 20 cm. More

Yellow Teardrop Butterflyfish (Chaeton interruptus) Found singly or in pairs, occasionally small groups. Found on shallow coral reefs, feeding on small intvertibrates, algae and some coral. More

We’re sorry but this Yellow Teardrop Butterflyfish was sold on 03/17/2009 at 7:36 AM Central. Please feel free to view our other Diver’s Den® items below. What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) for your aquarium. These are photographs of actual specimens available now. More

Yellow Teardrop ButterflyfishChaetodon interruptus More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon interruptus
Authority : Ahl, 1923