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| Common names: butterflyfish (English), mariposa (Espanol) |
Chaetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790
Klein's butterflyfish, Sunburst butterflyfish
Body a strongly compressed oval disc; mouth small, at end of a short (~ eye), pointed snout; teeth long and slender; dorsal fin with XIII-XIV, 22-23; anal fin III, 21-22, 2nd spine longer than 3rd; rear edges of dorsal and anal fins bluntly angular; tail edge straight to rounded; scales rough, covering dorsal and anal fins as well as head and body; lateral line in a high arch, incomplete (ends under dorsal fin); 33-41 lateral line scales.
Front half white, rear ½ of body and fins yellow-tan; a dark bar from forehead through eye to chest, blue above eye, black below; a broad tan bar behind pectoral.
Size: 15 cm.
Habitat: rocky and coral reefs.
Depth: 3-60 m.
Indo-Pacific; a vagrant in the Galapagos.