Triangle butterflyfish

The Triangle butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 25 m environment.

The Eastern Triangle Butterflyfish, Chaetodon baronessa, is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae). More

Triangle Butterflyfish (Chaetodon triangulus) Meyer More

The Eastern Triangle Butterflyfish, Chaetodon baronessa, is a species of ... 2 Eastern Triangular Butterflyfish, Chaetodon baronessa (Cuvier ... Explore our collections, exhibitions, natural history and indigenous cultures ... More

The diet of the Triangle Butterflyfish should consist of preparations containing various meaty foods. Finely chopped clams, shrimp, squid, mysis, brine, and krill should all be offered. Maximum Length: 6 in. More

The Triangle butterflyfish feed mainly on coral polyps and therefore does not adjust easily to the aquarium. Remarks: Butterflyfish are not recommended for reefs as they will pick at or eat a wide variety of corals, fan worms, and other invertebrates. More

Eastern triangle butterflyfish (Chaetodon baronessa), Bennett’s butterflyfish (Chaetodon bennetti), Orangeface/Larvatus butterflyfish (Chaetodon larvatus), Pacific redfin butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunulatus), Meyer’s butterflyfish (Chaetodon meyeri), Eightbanded butterflyfish (Chaetodon octofasciaatus), Ornate/Clown butterflyfish (Chaetodon ornatissimus), Rainford’s butterflyfish (Chaetodon rainfordi), Indian ocean More

Viti Levu Triangle Butterflyfish ( Chaetodon baronessa ) feeds on live hard coral, and was the commonest species seen in South Vanua Levu and the central Vatu-i-Ra passage. More

Common names

Chétodon à chevrons in French (français)
herringbone butterflyfish in English
Kapiged in Ilokano
Kepe merak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Papillon triangulaire indien in French (français)
Paru-paro in Tagalog
Trekanthalet fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Triangle butterflyfish in English
Triangular butterflyfish in English
三角蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
三角蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon triangulum
Authority : Cuvier, 1831