Name : Heniochus acuminatus

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Class : Actinopterygii
Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
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Deeply compressed body, the first rays of its dorsal fin stretch in a long white filament. The background color of its body is white with two large black diagonal bands. Beyond the second black stripe,the dorsal and the caudal fins are yellow. The pectoral fins are also yellow. The head is white, the eyes are black and linked together by a black band. The snout, spotted with black, is a bit stretched with a small terminal protractile (it can be extend) mouth


Maximum length: 20.2 cm (TL), common length: 13-17 cm (TL)


Feeds on planktonic foods items and small bottom invertebrates


It is popular as an aquarium fish


Gillnet, trawl, trap