Tropical visitorChaetodon vagabundus

Vagabond Butterflyfish at Merimbula, NSW

Chaetodon vagabundus at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017

Identification history

Tropical visitor Chaetodon vagabundus 14 Mar 2017 LizAllenBulk Reporter - LizAllen has reported over 100 sightings! Confirmed
Tropical visitor Chaetodon vagabundus 13 Mar 2017 LizAllenBulk Reporter - LizAllen has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested

Author's notes

Getting bigger with dark lines on the white becoming more noticeable ,swimming with Mado & Stripey but hides under rocks instantly as i try to get closer.Vagabond Butterfly ,confirmed by MMcM

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Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Ambassis jacksoniensis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017
Meuschenia freycineti at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Girella tricuspidata at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017
Cabestana spengleri at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Scutus antipodes at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Corynactis australis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella zebra (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella elevata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Unidentified Marine invertebrate (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chaetodon auriga at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Unidentified Fish (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Upeneichthys vlamingii at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
ASILIDAE at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Scorpis lineolata at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Umbraculum umbraculum at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016
Abudefduf sordidus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Ambassis jacksoniensis at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017
Meuschenia freycineti at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Girella tricuspidata at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017
Cabestana spengleri at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Scutus antipodes at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Corynactis australis at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella zebra (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Girella elevata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Unidentified Marine invertebrate (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chaetodon auriga at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Microcanthus strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Unidentified Fish (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Upeneichthys vlamingii at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
ASILIDAE at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Scorpis lineolata at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Umbraculum umbraculum at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016
Abudefduf sordidus at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016

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