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Pyramid Butterflyfish

Hemitaurichthys polylepis

Description:

Hemitaurichthys polylepis - Pyramid Butterflyfish.

Habitat:

Reef.

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3 Comments

Maui Manini
Maui Manini 6 years ago

At Molokini Crater, Maui, the Pyramid Butterfyfish are typically seen on scuba in the range of 20 to 80 feet, and usually directly below the dive boats. On Lana'i Island, I have seen Pyramind Butterflyfish on snorkel in the upwelling of the current at Shark Fin Rock.

SargonR
SargonR 6 years ago

I have still never seen one of these. Looks from the photo that you have to go down quite deep to see them?

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 7 years ago

Have been trying to find some of these. Maybe on my next trip!

Maui Manini
Spotted by
Maui Manini

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2010
Submitted on Mar 4, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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