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Banded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon striatus

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The banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus) is a butterflyfish found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Brazil to Bermuda. The name is derived from the dark vertical bands on the fish's body. This, combined with a vertical, black bar through the eye, is designed to confuse predators.

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Aruba, Aruba

Spotted on Nov 10, 2013
Submitted on Nov 19, 2013

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