Wrought Iron Butterflyfish Animal Pictures

Chaetodon daedalma

Wrought Iron Butterflyfish (Chaetodon daedalma) in display tank Tokyo, Japan. The reason that this species of butterfly fish has its name is the metallic black color of its body.

Wrought Iron Butterflyfish (Chaetodon daedalma) in display tank Tokyo, Japan. The reason that this species of butterfly fish has its name is the metallic black color of its body.
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Wrought Iron Butterflyfish (Chaetodon daedalma) in display tank Tokyo, Japan. The reason that this species of butterfly fish has its name is the metallic black color of its body.

Most Expensive Fish: Wrought Iron Butterflyfish

Most Expensive Fish: Wrought Iron Butterflyfish
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Wrought iron butterflyfish at the Dallas World Aquarium. Wrought iron butterflyfish are found only around Japan’s Izu Islands.

Wrought Iron Butterflyfish prefer to live in depths of at least 33 feet, and they are found in schools with at least 10 other individual fish.

Wrought Iron Butterflyfish prefer to live in depths of at least 33 feet, and they are found in schools with at least 10 other individual fish.
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Wrought Iron Butterflyfish prefer to live in depths of at least 33 feet, and they are found in schools with at least 10 other individual fish.

Part of a school of Wrought Iron Butterflyfish in Hachijojima Island. The typical environment of this species of butterfly fish is near saltwater coral reefs.

Part of a school of Wrought Iron Butterflyfish in Hachijojima Island. The typical environment of this species of butterfly fish is near saltwater coral reefs.
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Part of a school of Wrought Iron Butterflyfish in Hachijojima Island. The typical environment of this species of butterfly fish is near saltwater coral reefs.