Animal Update - May 23

Published May 23, 2014

Spotfin Butterflyfish in Survival Through Adaptation

A spotfin butterflyfish has been added to the Lurking gallery within our Survival Through Adaptation exhibit!

spotfin butterflyfish

Did you know? The black bar across the eyes of the butterflyfish help it confuse predators.

This fish is found in the Western Atlantic, from the east coast of the United States to Brazil.

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