The aptly named four-eyed butterflyfish. The large spot near the tail is thought to confused predators as to which way the fish will flee when threatened. Found on the coral reef, this fish has the uncanny ability to swim around coral heads, vertical or horizontal to fit through the cracks and canyons and branches. The feed on small invertebrates and mate for life, one of the few fish species to do so-that is why you will often see them swimming in pairs. Photo at South Water Caye.
Photograph by Tony Rath
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