Gunther's Butterflyfish, Chaetodon guentheri Ahl 1923

Other Names: Gunthers Butterflyfish, Günther's Butterflyfish

A group of Guenther's Butterflyfish, Chaetodon guentheri, at Halifax Point, Port Stephens, New South Wales. Source: Richard Ling / Flickr. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike

A pale butterflyfish with a dark spotted pattern on a silvery-white backgrouns, a black eyebar, and bright yellow dorsal and anal fins with a narrow white margin and a black submarginal band

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Chaetodon guentheri in Fishes of Australia, accessed 11 Jun 2023,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37365039

Depth:5-40 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:14 cm TL

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