Heniochus diphreutes

Heniochus diphreutes (en) Bannerfish, Pennant butterflyfish, False moorish idol, (de) Schwarm-Wimpelfisch
ClassificationAnimalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Chaetodontidae > Heniochus
SpeciesHeniochus diphreutes (Jordan, 1903)
Common names(en) Bannerfish, Pennant butterflyfish, False moorish idol, (de) Schwarm-Wimpelfisch
StatusLeast Concern  IUCN Red List Link
Close relativesH. acuminatus
Distant relativesChaetodon zanzibarensis and Hemitaurichthys zoster
Commonly mistaken withCommonly mistaken with Heniochus acuminatus. H. diphreutes has an anal fin with a back edge that drops down at a 90 degree angle from the tail.
SizeMaximum 22 cm / 8.5 inch
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