The Pebbled Butterflyfish Chaetodon multicinctus is a fairly small butterflyfish. These dainty butterflyfish dwell among the heavy coral growth areas of lagoon reefs and seaward reefs. It is native to the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Atoll. Their territory is avidly defend against conspecifics, especially by the male. The female will also defend, yet does prefer to spend most of her time feedingThe female will also defend, yet does prefer to spend most of her time feeding.