General information regarding Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish
Located in schools or as individuals on reef flats or slopes in the Indo-Pacific region. The Longnose Butterflyfish has a long snout shaped like needle-nosed pliers to pick food from the coral’s crevices. Longnose Butterflyfish has a yellow body. The head’s color is split horizontally from the upper part of the head to the highest point of the mouth to up to the crown, which is black. The lower half of the head is white. The dorsal spines are lengthy and sharp. It’s a pretty large Butterflyfish out in nature but is a medium-sized fish in the aquarium in the home.