Chaetodon melapterus

Chaetodon melapterus

Arabian butterflyfish

Distribution: Red Sea coast of Yemen, Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf. Absent of northern Red Sea.

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

Spots where Chaetodon melapterus has been spotted by snorkelers

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