The spotfin butterflyfish is an oval-shaped fish with a small mouth. Its body is white, while its fins are a bright yellow. It has a black bar that runs across its entire head, directly through its eye.
This fish inhabits the clear waters of shallow coral reefs. Although it is a solitary species, it forms pairs while breeding.
This fish grows to about 8 inches long.
This fish is found in the Western Atlantic, from the east coast of the United States to Brazil.
This species is not threatened.
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