Chaetodon lunula

Raccoon butterflyfish

Distribution: from eastern Africa to southern Japan, Hawaii, Marquesas, Rapa and Lord Howe. It is one of the most common and easy-to-spot butterflyfish.

Replaced by looking-like Chaetodon fasciatus in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Chaetodon lunula snorkeling pictures

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