Scientific Name
Chaetodon adiergastos  
Chaetodon adiergastos烏頂蝴蝶魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Seale, 1910 Depth 3 - 25M
Chinese 烏頂蝴蝶魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝴蝶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F393 Chaetodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 項斑蝴蝶魚 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑面蝶、虱鬢(澎湖)、加破婆(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bentayan I., Philipines 
Synonyms Chaetodon fasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Randall, J. E. etc. 1981 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0069942. ASIZP0804090. ASIZP0914090. NTUM00334. NTUM00724. NTUM01433.  
Common Name Philippine butterflyfish; Panda butterflyfish; Bantayan butterflyfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length equal to head height; preopercle smooth, without prominent spines. Snout short. Small protractile mouth with brush-like teeth in the jaws. Dorsal fin with XII spines, no notch between spinous and soft dorsal fin; and 23 to 26 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 18 to 21 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 13 to 15 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Body color is white with diagonal brown stripes on the sides; a broad black band is on the face, covering the eye; a black isolated spot is on the forehead. The dorsal, caudal, anal and pelvic fins are yellow; vertical dark band on caudal fin clearly narrower than pupil diameter.
habitats Inhabits coral reefs and reef slopes at depths of 3 to 30 m. Feeds on corals, crabs, worms, and other invertebrates; forms pairs or small groups. 
Distribution Distributed from northwestern Australia to Java, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It is found in northeastern and northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Is.. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.