Butterflyfish Lifestyle

2014-12-21T16:32:39+12:00July 3rd, 2008|


Bennett's butterflyfish, Fiji

Butterflyfish depend on living coral for shelter and food.

Many species feed directly on living coral polyps, and others on the tiny invertebrates around the corals, or on the tube feet or tentacles of larger invertebrates such as Sea Cucumbers, Starfish, Sea Anemones or Jellyfish.