Horned Bannerfish, Heniochus varius (Cuvier 1829)
Other Names: Horned Bull-fish, Humphead Bannerfish, Hunchbacked Bullfish
A pair of Horned Bannerfish, Heniochus varius, at Osprey Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. Source: Dave Harasti. License: All rights reserved
A brown to blackish bannerfish with a narrow white band on the rear of the head, and another from the dorsal-fin spines to the caudal peduncle. Adults have a pair of horns above the eyes and a large bony protruberance on the head.
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Dianne J. Bray, Heniochus varius in Fishes of Australia, accessed 24 Jan 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/428