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    • Chaetodon quadrimaculatus
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    • Fourspot Butterflyfish

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Recent observations

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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ncisgoth

Date

July 6, 2010 12:30 PM HST

Place

puako (Google, OSM)

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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anudibranchmom

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February 29, 2016

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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glmory

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February 13, 2016

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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glmory

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February 13, 2016

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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glmory

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February 17, 2016 02:40 PM PST

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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nanofishology

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January 19, 2016

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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dpom

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January 3, 2016

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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davidr

Date

December 26, 2015 04:11 AM HST

Place

Ewa, HI (Google, OSM)

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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davidr

Date

July 25, 2015 05:01 AM HST

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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loarie

Date

May 10, 2015

Place

kona (Google, OSM)

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

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jboord

Date

September 13, 2014 03:09 PM HST

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Fourspot Butterflyfish Chaetodon quadrimaculatus

Observer

loarie

Date

May 11, 2015 01:41 PM PDT

Place

Hawaii (Google, OSM)

Description

Testing out my new GoPro for underwater photography. Work ok for producing identifiable observations, but I'm not going to win any photography awards

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Description from Wikipedia

The Four-spotted Butterflyfish or fourspot butterflyfish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus) is a species of butterflyfish (family Chaetodontidae) found in the Pacific Ocean from the Ryukyus, Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands and Taiwan to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Pitcairn islands, south to the Samoan and Austral Islands and the Marianas and Marshall Islands in Micronesia.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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