Larval ornate butterflyfish

This Meyer's butterflyfish  (Chaetodon meyersi) larva is about to settle on the reef. At close to 2", Meyer's butterflyfish settle out much larger than other butterflyfishes. Solomon Islands.

This Meyer's butterflyfish (Chaetodon meyersi) larva is about to settle on the reef. At close to 2", Meyer's butterflyfish settle out much larger than other butterflyfishes. Solomon Islands.