Usually six orange diagonal stripes, black stripes in caudal fin.
Size : 20 cm
Habitat : Frequently at outer reef slopes, less often also in lagoons, 1-40 m. Juveniles can be seen alone and usually between branch coral. Adult patrol in pairs through their home territory. Feeds on coral polyps and mucus.
Distribution : The Maldives to SW Japan, Hawaii and French Polynesia.