Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Pacific Reefs

Big Longnose Butterflyfish
Big Longnose Butterflyfish
Scientific Name: Forcipiger longirostris
Family: Chaetodontidae
Category: Butterflyfishes
Also known as: Rare Longnose Butterflyfish
Size: 5 to 8 in. (13 to 20 cm)  
Depth: 15-180 ft. (5-55 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Hawaii
Note: Almost identical to the Longnose Butterflyfish, except slightly longersnout and lines of dots behind pectoral fins.

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