WhyReef - Fun Facts
Known for its beauty and graceful swimming ability, the oval butterflyfish sports lots of colorful stripes. Its body is very flat, and it can dart in and out of small holes in the coral very quickly and escape from predators.
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- Shedd Aquarium. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.sheddaquarium.org, version (08/2009). http://www.sheddaquarium.org/sea/fact_sheets.cfm?id=69
- Yabuta, S., 2000. Behaviors in agonistic interaction of the butterflyfish. Journal of Ethology, v. 18, p.11 http://www.springerlink.com/content/2k3lu4wdx4rhn25e/
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