- Species presence
- Recorded In Australia
Occurrence records map
The Latticed Butterflyfish is yellow body with black scale edges that form a cross hatched or lattice pattern. There is a black bar through the eye and a black band on the rear of the dorsal fin. The tail is yellow with a black bar. There is sometimes a dark black spot on the dorsal fin. source: OZ Animals
- RLS profile v3
- Abundance: 2
- Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
- Common_Name: Lattice butterflyfish;Latticed butterflyfish
- Description: Yellow butterflyfish with fine cross-hatched lines forming lattice pattern across sides, dark black bar through eye, and black central region of tail.
- Diet: Coral polyps
- Frequency: 1.234
- IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
- Invasive: Not known to be invasive
- Range: 133.843
- Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade
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