Blacktail butterflyfish

Chaetodon austriacus

Black-tailed butterflyfish

Blackfin butterflyfish

Distribution: endemic to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Common for example in Egypt and Jordan.

May be confused with Chaetodon melapterus, Chaetodon trifasciatus and Chaetodon lunulatus.

Spots where Chaetodon austriacus has been spotted by snorkelers

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