Pairing

Butterflyfish are often seen as the romantics of the reef, as many species are normally found in pairs, and the pairing will last for life.

A few species are solitary and normally found alone, while a very few species form large schools.

In Fiji the only species that regularly schools is the Pyramid Butterflyfish
In Fiji the only species that regularly schools is the Pyramid Butterflyfish

For more Butterflyfish information:

A Guide to Angelfishes and Butterflyfishes
Author: Gerald R Allen, Roger Steene, Mark Allen.
ISBN : 0-9661720-1-9

Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific
Author: Gerald Allen, Roger Steene, Paul Human
ISBN: 978-1878348364

Reef Fishes of the World
Authors: Lieske and Myers,
ISBN: 978-0691089959

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

Author: Terrence M. Gosliner, David W. Behrens
ISBN: 978-0930118211

Marine Life of Fiji and Tonga: A Video Identification Guide

Josh Jensen and Liz Harlin

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