Chaetodon humeralis, Machalilla, Ecuador. Photo: Graham Edgar
Chaetodon humeralis, Coiba Island, Panama. Photo: Graham Edgar
Tropical Eastern Pacific
Cream or white body with a black bar through eye, another behind head over pectoral fin base, and a third at rear of body. Black bands on tail, and black rear margins on anal, dorsal and tail fins. Usually found in pairs or small groups, mainly over rocky reefs.
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (4 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.