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Black & White Heniochus

BAD Fish

Scientific Name Heniochus acuminatus

Other Name(s) Longfin Bannerfish; Poor Man's Moorish Idol

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Black & White Heniochus

BAD Fish
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White with 2 wide black bands:  one from dorsal to pelvic fin and the other from dorsal to end of anal fin; yellow rear dorsal and tail fins; elongated dorsal fin filament. Attempts at captive breeding have been unsuccessful.