butterfly fish (Chaetodon) northern Buton Island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia
Description : Can anyone confirm the identity of this butterfly fish (see attached image)? It closely resembles the Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis) but the tail has a white band that I've not observed in any other online pictures of this species.
I took this picture at the Ereke fish market in northern Buton Island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. I didn't have a ruler with me at the time, but this specimen was about 7 cm long. I would like to confirm the fish's identity as part of my work on a local language dictionary.
Thanks much. I hope you can get the forum back to where it is working for the scholarly community.
By : David Mead
Date/time : 10/01/2018 12:45:05
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