Chaetodon trifasciatus

Chaetodon trifasciatus

Melon butterflyfish

Indian redfin butterflyfish, lineated butterflyfish

Distribution: tropical Indian Ocean. Common for example in Réunion and Mauritius.

Replaced by Chaetodon austriacus in the Red Sea, Chaetodon melapterus in Arabian Sea and Chaetodon lunulatus in the Pacific Ocean.

Spots where Chaetodon trifasciatus has been spotted by snorkelers

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