There are fine sesame-like spots on the body.
|Scientific name||Chaetodon citrinellus|
|English name||Speckled butterflyfish|
|Classification details||Perciformes Chaetodontidae|
|Full length||about 10cm.|
|Distribution||Distributed in the Pacific and Indian oceans.|
It has small sesame-like black spots on its pale yellow body. A black band runs vertically over the eye. The edge of the obi is white.The dorsal fin has a jagged silhouette, yellow, black, and white from the body.
Found in shallow reefs. It eats small benthic animals and seaweed.
Miura Peninsula Arasaki
I found him swimming alone in Arasaki after the typhoon passed. It was a small individual, and foraged while drifting between rock crevices. There is no group nearby, so it may be an individual that has wandered into the area.
Introducing a picture of Speckled butterflyfish.
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Japanese Freshwater Crab
Japanese endemic species living in mountain streams......ead more.
Has wire-like legs and is nicknamed "Uncle Long Legs" in the United States.......ead more.
Slightly buff color on chest.......ead more.
Hagenomyia micans MacLachlan
The larva is an ant. Beautiful translucent wings.......ead more.