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Fourspot butterfly fish

Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

Description:

The Four-spotted Butterflyfish or fourspot butterflyfish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus) is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae) found in the Pacific Ocean from the Ryukyus, Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands and Taiwan to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Pitcairn islands, south to the Samoan and Austral Islands and the Marianas and Marshall Islands in Micronesia.(wikipedia)

Habitat:

Hawaiian Islands

Notes:

saw fish while snorkeling in Maui

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john.fermanis.sr
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john.fermanis.sr

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Mar 8, 2011
Submitted on Mar 8, 2014

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